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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your path to medicine (I am a non-traditional student)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when you faced great difficulty, and how did you overcome it?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see your career going in the future?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about the research projects you are doing now (I work for a public health organization)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The student interviewer: I am your advocate. How do you want me to present you to the admissions committee?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed SDN interview feedback, read my primary and secondary responses, researched the school's curriculum etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Capers, the OSU students, the facilities, and the new LSI curriculum. Also the integration of the med school with the undergrad school in Columbus - I like that collegetown feel. Also, they gave us laptop bags and flash drives." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No complaints about the interview, but I am told that parking gets a bit scarce. Also, Columbus gets cold fast and stays cold for a long time - Floridians and Californians beware." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Hopkins invented the medical education system that's been in place for the past century." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Enjoyed the interview and loved the school. The enthusiasm of the students and staff is palpable, and the LSI curriculum gives students a lot of flexibility in tailoring their education to their learning style." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Port Columbus International Airport

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

10/17/12

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work!" Report Response

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