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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?

30 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)?

"If a group of my friends were in the interview, what would they say are my strengths/weaknesses." Report Response

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

"Explored my volunteer and EMT work extensively." Report Response

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

"Discussed my relationship with a few physicians with whom I work and what I have learned from them, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not necessarily the most interesting but most wide open question was how I saw medicine in 5 or 10 years after doing the socioeconomic research that I have done." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How I would solve an ethical question that related to my research in health-policy." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed Applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How soon we hear results from the admissions committee (<1 mon). Also how large OSU's alumni network is (1+ million). Also anatomy lab is nice and actually has windows (uncommon)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, Construction is a minor hassle, but is a sign of healthy growth at the university, so it is a good thing as well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How easy it is for non-residents to gain Ohio residence. I though it would be much harder therefore more expensive, but it only requires a vehicle registration and living for 12 months." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was incredibly impressed by the interview day. Everyone was very nice and thoroughly answered all questions. Several MS1s offered the tour so we toured in groups of 4 or less. OSU definitely is now one of my top choices." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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