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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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"What qualities would make you a good doctor? What qualities make a doctor a "good doctor"? Something like that." Report Response

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

"What attributes did you gain from your mom/dad? What do your siblings do? " Report Response

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

"Pick one experience where you learned a lot about medicine--and talk about what you learned about medicine from that experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It was interesting how my interviwer did NOT ask me the famous "Why medicine" question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pick an ethical issue and discuss it--I threw out a few choices: abortion and end-of-life decisions--BUT then she took it back and she was like how about surrogancy. Talk about that. I wasn't prepared to talk about that, but I did my best from what I remembered..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, ethical issues, talk to Med1 students there..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People really enjoyed being students there. They weren't stressed out at all." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather was cold. It was gloomy the entire time I was there...left a negative impression of the city---everything seemed soo dead w/ the gloomy weather." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew it, but it didn't hit me till they started to talk about it---the high tuition for out-of-staters." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was really laid back--it felt more like a conservation...you just had to talk about yourself,your activities and how you felt about certain issues...It was an enjoyable experience...Everyone was really nice. The lady in the admin office was calling around to find students a ride to the airport after their interviews. I thought that was really nice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

CMH

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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