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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"no specific questions, just normal talking about different things, but basically: why do you want to be a doctor (and they wanted a pretty thorough explanation)?" Report Response

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

"What was your study abroad experience/research/clinical stuff like, and why did you do it?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions? (and they obviously expected you to have a few. We spoke for 15 minutes about MY questions)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what I thought the challenges and "bad parts" of being a doctor would be" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reread my essays, OSU websites, and StudentDoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they seemed very open and relaxed (this was my first interview, but even so very little stress). It seems like the faculty really take an interest in the students and what they do. the tour was pretty weak, but the info session was good" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour was done by students, who were good to talk to but didn't really show us anything interesting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"financial aid issues, the pace and structure of the interview, lots of other things" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"got there at 10:30, info about the school, info about the depts by an interesting faculty speaker, info about financial aid, info from a fourth year med student. Then lunch with first year students from 12-1. Short tour, then the interviews started around 2 in two or three time slots. Each lasted 40 minutes with one faculty member, then you were free to go." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2004

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