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  • Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Athens
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Explain your [low] science GPA. Why did you choose to attend X University? What other med schools did you apply to?" Report Response

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

"Tell me your strengths and weaknesses. What was a rewarding experience? Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What pathway would you choose (PCC or CPC - read up on these) and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your experience at [you post-secondary option program] (I took college classes while in high school)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself. (That's a HUGE question!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, medical school prep books with sample questions, reading about current medical issuses (AMA is a good source for that)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very organized, comfortable, interviews were conversational. Trust me, they just want to see if you can carry on a reasonable conversation and make sure you know about Osteopathic medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing :)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not much, I read up on OU pretty thoroughly and know some med students there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You spend the morning learning about OU and touring the medical conference. You have lunch with students, then from about 1-2:50 or so you have 3 half hour interviews, they you can leave. It's VERY relaxed. And... If you're accepted, they email you the next morning!!! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2003

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