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  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1 person for the open file and two for the closed file portion

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

No Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What are your biggest concerns with medical school?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"If you were an interviewer, what three qualities would you look for in an applicant?...(listed three)... Now tell me how those qualities apply to you." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Tell me about the whole process, how you got interested in medicine to how you made it here." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you use your culture to help your community?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If Obama gave you XXXXX amount of money to reform healthcare in the U.S., what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't prep for the interview as much as I should have. I was afraid my answers would sound too rehearsed, but it would have been good to go through some of the general questions and have a general idea of how to answer. In previous years, I've had verbal discussions with friends who applied about these questions so I had an idea of how I would answer some of the questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How personable some of my interviewers were. They definitely eased the tension by making you feel comfortable. They weren't there to attack me but brought out my strengths and helped me reinforce it during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers kept looking at the clock while interviewing me which made me even more nervous." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall great experience. The fact that one of my interviewers kept looking at the clock during the 2nd interview was a little unsettling for me. I kept dwelling for weeks! Although, my first interview went really well and my last question to him was "Do you think there are weaknesses in my application that I should address in the case that I don't get accepted this time around?" He gave me some good advice for the second part of the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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