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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 your research. Tell me about your clinical experiences." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Ethical questions: Tell me both sides of the abortion issue and the other abortion question I wrote down." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You're a gynecologist and morally opposed to abortion, but a patient comes to ask you to perform one for her, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read website- read 'Ripley Bogle' by Robert McLiam Wilson to relax. (Great book)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"THE CLINICAL SKILLS SIMULATION FACILITY I'm not sure if you know, but the boards now consist of a written part AND a clinical skills, $1000 practical test. The other schools mentioned this, but OSU has this AWESOME facility with 14 exam rooms, over 200 volunteer standardized patients, a $500,000 manikin that will respond to EVERYTHING you do to it, even drug dosages and blood draws. (It's pupils even dilate!) So they've put time and $$$ into preparing their students for this new board exam." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Columbus humidity - guess you have to live with it though" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the day is so short - this was really nice but I hadn't arranged transportation yet." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt pretty confident leaving it. They do a nice, fairly short day so it's not so exhausting, and I got to interview right away- I was done by 2:15." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

CMH

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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