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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Suppose it's 15 years from now, you're a very accomplished surgeon, you have your entire family over for Thanksgiving, you've just started carving the turkey and the phone rings. It's the resident at the hospital saying that a patient of yours needs an immediate operation. He knows you're not on call, but the patient would feel better if you performed the surgery. What do you do and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why no research experience?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my AMCAS and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very friendly, laid back experience. Plus they apologized for the parking problem and gave me a free voucher for the parking fee." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Getting a parking place was pretty stressful, and I don't think they gave nearly enough time for the tour. Also the interview was at the end of the day, and I would have preferred it at the beginning." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers were two interviewers per one student, and I had thought it would be one on one." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive experience. OSU is growing rapidly, they have tons of money, very friendly people, and what sounds like a really good curriculum." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2003

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