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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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 yourself" "Tell me about your clinical experience" "What is it about you that will make you a good doctor"" Report Response

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

""Tell me about your research." " Report Response

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

""If I were to call your mother, what would she say are your strengths/weaknesses?" "Tell me about a time that you were under a lot of stress, and how did you deal with it?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Other than the standard medical school questions, I was asked to give insight about an ethical concern facing the future of medicine. He did not ask me to speak about my stance on the issue, but to discuss all sides that were relavant." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Believe it or not, the most difficult questions I was asked were: "If I were to call your mother, what would she say are your strengths and weaknesses?" and "Tell me about a time that you were under a lot of stress or anxiety, and how did you deal with it?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at this website, looked through the school's website, looked over my apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who gave the tour were VERY friendly. And I was very impressed by the school in general. I like the feel of a big public university." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I am a vegetarian and they failed to provide any food (besides junk food such as chips, cookies, and soda) for us vegetarians during lunch" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"hmmm... I wish I had eaten something before because I was starving and there is a lot of sitting around time. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed by this school overall. My interviewer was very friendly and made it a point to tell me in the beginning that this was a low stress, informal interview and he just really wanted to get to know me. I really like this school, and I like how we'll know whether we've been admitted, deferred or rejected in a couple of weeks..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2003

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