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University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Year founded: 1900
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 165
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University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (OUHSC)
Allopathic Medical School
Oklahoma City
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  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 5 149 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 4 1 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $22,886
  • Non - Resident Tuition $52,323
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG MCAT 509
  • AVG GPA 3.7
  • LIZZYM Score 67.4

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions Office
  • Room 123
  • 941 Stanton L. Young Boulevard
  • Oklahoma City 73190
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The OU College of Medicine has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence, producing physicians who are devoted to patient care and contribute to the knowledge base of medicine. Another strong tradition on our campus is a supportive environment for students - one that reflects the basic friendly attitude of the Midwest and focuses on the well-being of our students during the medical school journey. We invite you to share our journey as we "Reach for Excellence."

Curriculum

The OU medical curriculum is designed to provide an integrated overview of human biology and behavior, to encourage students to embrace self-directed learning and to develop professional behaviors. Themes of the curriculum include professionalism, integration, clinical skills, and learning through patient care. Scholarly activity and research are available. There is an emphasis on the academic and social support of students.

Facilities

Preclinical instruction in the College of Medicine is conducted primarily in the Basic Sciences Educational Building. A student's home base is the "module" in the building; a student and laboratory area shared with 18 to 20 classmates. The offices and laboratories of basic sciences faculty are located in the Biomedical Sciences Building and the Stanton L. Young Biomedical Research Center. Most of the full-time clinical faculty in Oklahoma City are housed in OUHSC buildings, including the G. Rainey Williams Pavilion, constructed in the early 1970s. A Student Center offers food service, meeting rooms, Student Association offices, fitness center, conference and study rooms and computer facilities.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 110
Negatively 15
No change 2

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.95 142

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.81 119

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Rotating delegation of email coverage during holidays in order to prevent delays of up to two weeks for rescheduling interviews would probably benefit both OUMED and interviewees." More from this Member | Report Response

"Quicker response time after interview would be nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"There was a lot of "we don't know what's going on" from the med students showing us around. It lessened my anxiety in general but made the school seem unprofessional." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"Doing great." More from this Member | Report Response

"None, they were really friendly and prompt!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretty good on my part. I only gave the score based on my own experience dealing with the admissions" More from this Member | Report Response

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

""So tell me about yourself and why medicine?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a difficult situation in your past, what was the objective, and how you were able to persuade others that your way was the correct way." More from this Member | Report Response

"On your trip overseas, tell us about one of the most memorable experiences you had." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why OU? Why do you want to be a doctor? (came mid-way through the interview)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Problems in medicine today - They wanted a detailed answer." More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you prepare for this interview?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What one person do you look up to, or are inspired by?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you change the state of the American Health Care system?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us a little bit about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most frustrating thing about medicine? I said noncompliant patients and they all laughed in agreement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the shadowing experience you had this past summer (listed on my activities in the amcas application)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What concerns you most about being a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about [this activity from your personal statement]." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your personal statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an ethical dilemma a physician might face." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What initiated your interest in pursuing a career in the medical field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your story of how you came to be where you are now. (I am a non-traditional applicant who left a successful career to pursue medicine.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What were your favorite and least favorite classes and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You said you wanted to have a family. How do you plan on balancing your career and family life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When event caused you to decide to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"We're supposed to be your advocates to the election board. Is there anything not covered on your application that we should tell them? (I replied with a joke, "Make sure they know how good looking I am"...no one laughed)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about X activity." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your thoughts on Mediation and how could it improve listening skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think will be the most challenging part of medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were to attend here, what can you bring that makes you unique from everyone else?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare today? How would you fix it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your journey into medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think are the major issues facing medicine today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is your best quality?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you choose to be a nurse?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you didn't get accepted this year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See description of interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do with your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who would you treat first- a child or a homeless person...? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Who would you treat first- a child or a homeless person...?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is wrong with Healthcare in the US? How would you fix it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself and why you want to be a doctor. What is something specific you saw in your shadowing experiences that struck you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your home life? Who were you in High School? Why did you not retake the MCAT? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Opening question: Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you been academically challenged? If so, give an example of an instance in which you were academically challenged but the outcome was not positive." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go to med school at OU?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Oklahoma?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself (leadership experiences, volunteer experiences, etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you know you wanted to be a doctor." More from this Member | Report Response

"Current issue in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think that there is room for improvement in your MCAT score?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If not medicine, what else would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were in a position to change health policy what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we choose you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite class as an undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if a patient refused blood transfusion for religous reasons?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us why you are living abroad." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Parents of an unresponsive child enter the ER and ask you to stop all treatment so they can pray over the child. How do you deal with this situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done since you last applied? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about where you were born. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a current issue in medicine? Follow up about issue." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"basic policy stuff and stuff about my background." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest mistake you have ever made, and how did it change you? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Name the top 5 medical advancements in the past 150 years that have affected the world. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Say you gave a patient a hystorectomy, and the husband came in without his wife and wanted a vasectomy. How would you handle the situation? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between a concentric and eccentric muscle contraction?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself. Why do you want to be a doctor? I think you can count on one of these two questions to start the interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself -- something we wouldn't know from your application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us of two or three inventions/advancements in technology/science that you are impressed with." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in X years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to do into medicine? (This was the first question I was asked.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had a personality trait of someone you knew what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you spend your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to return to Oklahoma?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you interested in medicine? What other schools have you applied to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A question from my personal statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

""So your from [out of state]...."(and it just snowballed from there: what type of industry, climate, culture, etc. in that particular area of the country)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were in a leadership role, what qualities would you bring?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why you choose medicine? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself. What's bring you to OU, why OU? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself? Why medicine? Why your specific major? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What brings you here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What has been your favorite class so far? Why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you only got a B+ in several science courses at your school, what makes you think you can do better here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you got a million dollars two weeks before you were to start medical school what would you do? You work in a fertility clinic and a women has ten fertilized eggs that she no longer wants. What do you do with them? Is health care a privelege or a right? If you had unlimited amount of money what would you do to fix America's healthcare system? (I hated this question. What could I do with my own money, pay for all the uninsured's medical costs?) Where else have you applied? What will you do if you're not accepted? What do you like to do in your free time? Do you think insurance or the physician should make decisions for patients? If you were on the admissions comittee, tell me why you would pick yourself for admission." More from this Member | Report Response

"Like I said, they asked mainly stuff about my experiences. They also asked what do you do for fun? If not medicine, what else? What will stress you out the most about med school? Also, asked me indirectly why I want to be a doctor, or more specifically in my case, if behavioral medicine was likely to be my choice and why. By the way I have heard a lot that OU doesn't like to hear that you are hell bent on one track in medicine, so I added a little bit about how I like other stuff too and blah blah, which they responded by positively nodding. Just don't be black and white, you know? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you handle not achieving the same academic success that you have had in undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a certain patient/experience that stands out in your mind." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do we know that this (medicine) is you last stop?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you feel you could bring to next years class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you relate to the specialty you have described in your personal statement?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a personal crisis?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Right off the bat - Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Prove to me that you have integrity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"see above." More from this Member | Report Response

"if you saw your best friend cheating on a test, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how would react if you totally bombed a test?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself, why medicine..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us what you were expecting to see in here... as in, did you know there would be three interviewers, usually 2 MDs and 1 med student - however I had 3 MDs - and how well do you know your premed advisor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the latest movie you have seen?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you are examining a young patient and you discover that the patient has cancer, but the mother will not let you operate, what do you do? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you like to see the US under a system of socialized medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself and why you want to be a physician" More from this Member | Report Response

"How have you developed your ethics and morals?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself. What path have you taken to bring you here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are a some books that you have read recently that you really enjoyed? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? What is your biggest weakness? Tell me about a specific patient interaction that you've had." More from this Member | Report Response

"When you have so many other talents, why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine, why OU, and where do I see myself in ten years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want to have accomplished in 20 years? What is your biggest failure? Tell me about yourself. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do your degrees (economics and math) have any relation to medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor? A pretty standard question - this was numero uno, right off the bat, so be ready." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how do you view success? would you tell someone that is smoking to stop? (i think the question came up bc we were talking about patients sometimes not listening to the doctors so what would you do?) you seem very passionate about medicine, but why medicine? what is a founding mother for your sorority? must have been a lot of hard work huh? have you made any mistakes? tell me about ur research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel your martial arts experience will serve you in the academic arena?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How long have you had the dream of being a doctor? What experience have you had in the medical field? Were there any patients that made a difference in your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you do in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your parents." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""Thirty-percent of trainees report symptoms of depression during residency. How do you feel your experiences will aid you if you experience similar symptoms during your residency?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"I see you play guitar, what style do you like?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you turn in your best friend if you caught him cheating?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who are you first going to call when you walk out of this interview?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Books" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a patient interaction that you had that stands out in your mind?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you rather be a compassionate or a competent physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"the blizzard forced them to do do interview marathon on a Sunday, I was the last one my group saw for the YEAR so they were all exhausted, uninterested, bored, ready to leave, not asking interesting questions at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"So, what's your favorite birdsong? (I had listed on my amcas that I did research with birds the past summer)" More from this Member | Report Response

"So do students at your campus watch Glee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you change individuals attitudes toward living a healthy lifestyle?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me a medical advancement you are impressed with." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think music will tie in with your experience as a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked me to list all of the hormones that I worked with the past summer when I did research. I tested about 15 and only 1 showed a correlation and I forgot all the rest in my nervousness." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your siblings. What do you think about “middle-child syndrome?” Do you suffer from it? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an experience in your past when you did something that you thought was right, but actually turned out to be a failure. How did you handle it? What was the outcome? How would you apply that to medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your view on the health care reform?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like about fencing? (I'm in the fencing club at my undergrad.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you seen Valkyrie yet? This is because I'm a big military history buff and it came out about a month earlier." More from this Member | Report Response

"Which candidate's plan do you think will be the most successful in fixing the problems with healthcare in America? (I interviewed during election season)" More from this Member | Report Response

"All their questions were pretty standard." More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done with your son to encourage his social development?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are your parents proud of you?" More from this Member | Report Response

""You are a well dressed man, you seem to be very intelligent, but what's with the spiky hair?" .......... :) ????" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choice to go to OU for undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What challenges do you think you will face as a physician in 30 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you intimidated about medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If military (I used to be in the military) or medicine was not an option, what else would you probably pursue?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I'm not sure if there were any ''interesting'' questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"I am really into art and ballet, my interviewer asked me to draw some parallels between the two and how would those classes/skills benefit me as a physician" More from this Member | Report Response

"The medical profession has lost a lot of respect over the years. How would you reverse this trend?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what should we tell the admissions board about you that makes you more qualified than other candidates?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you go to [local university from my hometown]?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you like to practice here or abroad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you are doing in the interview so far?" More from this Member | Report Response

"none." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you play on the piano to calm you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think needs to be done to improve the health care system?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for your MCAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about mandatory cervical cancer vaccinations? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about mandatory cervical cancer vaccinations?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does being an Eagle Scout mean to you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"''What can you tell me about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?'' I'm an English Lit major so this was one of those questions I was hoping for. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Rate my relationship with my parents on a scale of 1 to 10." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would I cut red tape?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really interesting, a lot of general ''who are you'' questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you compare the healthcare system overseas with healthcare in America? (I grew up overseas partly)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What were your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you a class-goer? A patient and her sister enter your clinic; the patient needs a prescription to be cured of her illness. The patient cannot afford the medicine, but the patient's sister has full coverage. Would you write the script for the patient's sister so that the patient could be cured?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you wearing a suit today, but a t-shirt in your passport pic?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you like ____ book?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could create an ideal health care system, what would you change first?" More from this Member | Report Response

"There weren't really any interesting questions. I have done some interesting research in the past and they asked a lot of questions about that. They also asked a lot of questions about my experiences growing up on a farm." More from this Member | Report Response

"What should someone be willing to sacrifice to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about children who grew up without parents?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like LEAST about medical school." More from this Member | Report Response

"The MS interviewer basically asked me if I won 1 million dollars, would I still practice medicine? Why? To follow up, what I thought of those who would actually quit their career?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you a sports fan? (A football player on his favorite NFL team apparently has the same name as me, he wanted to know if I knew who he was. I didn't)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How have you learned to prioritize and keep your study habits where they need to be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"A man has saved all his life to care for his handicap son. The man has learned he is terminally ill and wants to overdose. He comes to you. What do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest challenge in medicine today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Parents of an unresponsive child enter the ER and ask you to stop all treatment so they can pray over the child. How do you deal with this situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the role of Lawyers in the health care profession." More from this Member | Report Response

"Is Medicine more an art or a science?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have 2 patients; one has pretty straight forward treatment and the other not very straight forward and little chance of outcome. Which one do you choose?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite course in college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How have your extracurricular activities contributed towards your desire to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I got a ton of questions about health care policy stuff. Both interesting and difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you handle being a religious person in the clinical setting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know which section of the MCAT cooresponds most to success in med school? " More from this Member | Report Response

"More than a question, one interviewer said: We're concerned that someone who works as hard as you do might not handle stress, there have been students who've been known to commit suicide. This came from my extensive list of activities and involvement on my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe some specific experiences that you had with your grandfather." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see your faith affecting your potential career in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does the red stripe on the barber pole represent? (I thought this was strange, but I think they just were trying to see how I would react to a random question)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How many days a week are you joyful?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do plan to interact with members of your class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Most questions were expected and not that interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your worst quality?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think emergency medical care should be a legal right for illegal immigrants in the U.S.?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you rationalize the fact that Dermatologists make $500,000 while General/Family Practice physicians make $90,000-$150,000? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one of the current issues in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could switch places with someone else, who would you be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us what you think about the 65 year old lady having a baby." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you will adjust to wearing crimson after being a cowboy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They read me something from one of my letters of rec and asked me to give an example of it." More from this Member | Report Response

"I have always been very involved in multiple extra curricular activities, and the interviewers asked how I would handle being in med school and not having the time to participate in anything but school." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were stranded on an island, what three things would you take?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have applied to other medical colleges. Tell us why you applied to OU then tell us why you applied to Creighton." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you have a magic wand that can transport you anywhere, where would you go? If you can be any cell in the body which one would you be and why? (right off the bat, I answered that I'll be a stem cell, since I can differentiate into any cell I want! =) heheh.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your opinions on euthanasia?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you mother being a nurse affect your decision to go into medicine? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think more people received better healthcare prior to the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you need in a career in order for it to be fulfilling for you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe the type of legacy you want to leave." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think your siblings ever feel intimidated by the bar you've set (since I'm the eldest)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What caused the Soviet Union to fall? This was a little off-the-wall, and I know from the look on his face that he was just testing how I think. It was brought on because I had just told them that my favorite undergraduate class was one in the History of Science department called Cold War Science." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing was very interesting - it was like they were just reading off of a standard questions list or something" More from this Member | Report Response

"none were "interesting."" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think the non-science courses have helped broaden your horizons? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Will you be married and have a family in 5-10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do we know that this (medicine) is your last stop? (I am a non-traditional student applying to medical school after working in both Publishing and Information Technology - so a question to be expected )." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Oklahoma (I'm from Florida)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything was fairly standard. Most questions were based off of my application...especially the personal statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have I thought about academic medicine? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Some difficult patients are angry or hard to communicate with; what is your idea of a difficult patient?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the one thing you were hoping that we would not talk about in this interview? That was strange, I told them health care issues and they didnt ask anything about those issues." More from this Member | Report Response

"I am just posting this for all the students who read the previous post and think it is truthful. The fact is that interviews do not start until the 28th of Nov. for MD/PhD students and the 29th for MD students. I know this because the school has told me and I also will be interviewing on the first day which is still more than a week away. The person who posted prior to this was full of something besides his own experiences at OU." More from this Member | Report Response

"you have a 55 year old obese alcoholic smoker and a 79 year old fit person. both need heart transplants. you have one heart....... wasn't trying to stick me on it, just wanted to see my train of thought and if i could back up answer. one interviewer asked some difficult questions; i think it was more to give me a chance to shine than to make me look bad. it was a good interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"how would i explain to a young kid that we were going to have to amputate his arm. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What were your grades in high school like? What is your value system? Where do you see yourself in 15 years? What will you do if you do not get in? What do your parents do? Why medicine? How do you deal with stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the three most important things in life? If you had unlimited money etc. what would you do in 24hrs? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do to impact the world?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what you know about Pete Rose. What is an apology? Does he deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have a best friend?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most creative thing you have ever done?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is OU your first choice? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Just as I thought I was in the clear from the ethics questions, I was asked if I thought healthcare was a right or privilege. I was wrong!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing stood out in particular." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you feel you get your moral values?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you deal with people who have extremely bad attitudes?" More from this Member | Report Response

"After telling the interviewer that I have visited Mexico many times, he spoke a few sentences in Spanish and asked me what he said." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your longterm goals besides medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is it ever okay to break or bend rules?" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was in regards to the overprescription of certain drugs, specifically Ritalin, and who is at fault for this situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you bend the rules if one of your patients was underinsured?" More from this Member | Report Response

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Overall, how would you rate this medical program?

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0 = terrible, 10 = world class

How do you feel about the location of the school?

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How is the cost of living (rent, food, bills, etc.)?

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Are the elective rotations easy to obtain?

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What do you like most about this school?

"1. Put simply, the faculty and staff here care about students, and they care about education. Changes both big and small happen based on the feedback of students. They listen. They teach. They learn. And the end result is growth of both the student and the institution. 2. Oklahoma City still has a long way to go yet before it's a world-class city, but it's growing, and it's growing quickly. Expanding and diversifying population. Influx and retention of energetic younger persons as well as highly paid, highly educated workers. Exploding culinary and foodie scene. Blossoming local arts scene. Unflagging support for our NBA team, the OKC Thunder." | Report Response

What do you like least about this school?

"My classmates and I all had gripes about one course or another, or about one instructor or another. From an institutional standpoint, though, everything is moving in the right direction. If USMLE scores are any indicator, the students at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine are solidly above the national average and improving (last year's graduating class had the highest board scores in the school's history until my class did even better both when compared to previous classes and nationally). The school is poised for growth, as is the Children's Hospital, though the growth and improvement of the two adult hospitals are less certain. And that's the true downside to attending school here. While it is actually a great institution (the College of Medicine in the Health Sciences Center, that is. As both an OU undergraduate alumnus and soon-to-be-alumnus of the OU College of Medicine, I can say unequivocally that I do not recommend attending the undergraduate institution, but I can highly recommend attending the postgraduate medical education side, especially the College of Medicine ), it is hard to attract talented individuals here even regionally, let alone nationally. It is happening, and at an accelerating rate, but for the foreseeable future the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine will remain a great educational institution with very little national standing. People come here and learn how to be excellent clinicians. The most talented graduates tend to move away to where they can reach their fullest potential--institutions that have a big name and big finances. While that will not be true thirty or forty years from now, it is something for current medical school applicants to keep in mind." | Report Response

How frequently do pre-clinical medical school activities have mandatory attendance?

"Varies by course but averages about 1-2 times weekly" | Report Response

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