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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Pick any ethical dilemma and discuss how you might handle it (have a good dilemma in mind; I didn't)" Report Response

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

"In what ways have you been altruistic other than what you wrote in your essay (again, have a good idea in mind)" Report Response

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

"What will you be sacrificing in going to med school" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pick an ethical dilemma and tell me how you might handle it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read about school from their website/catalog, practiced answering expected questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the energy of the students, the choice in curriculum, the fact that you can become a state resident quickly (tuition), diversity of students, intelligence of current students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Loved it all" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was a camera in the back of the conference room where we waited for interviews. I wonder if it was on...maybe they wanted to see us outside of the interview, or maybe I'm experiencing paranoia from too many of these interviews. Anyway, take note if there's a red light. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed. You meet with one interviewer and there is no time limit. That's nice, because things feel more like a conversation than an interrogation. They have a list of questions they have to ask, and these are standard-issue. No "if you were a tree;" everything was relevant to medicine and my decision to go into it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Westin Great Southern

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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