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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Ethics question from above." Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your research projects. What were you trying to do and what did you want to accomplish from those?" Report Response

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

"If I were to ask your friends about you, what would they tell me are your strengths and weaknesses? Sounds dumb, but I was a little unprepared to answer this question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pretty general questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked to comment on an ethical issue in medicine. No topic was provided. I just thought it strange that I was to pick any issue at all and talk about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on their website, reviewed some of their recent research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They are headed in the right direction. They seem dedicated to improving the learning and practicing atmosphere at the University. Enormous financial efforts are underway to renovate the Medical School Campus and a brand new research tower is opening up soon that will provide a lot of opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer seemed to have no sense of humor. He stared at me blankly a lot, and it was a little uncomfortable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get a map of campus b/c you'll get lost if you've never been there. Leave yourself time to check it out b/c it's pretty large." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty conversational. My interviewer had a cold, so he seemed a little disinterested in the process, but he was very friendly and very open about what to expect next. I got a good handshake at the end and he told me he'd like to see me in the entering class...I am hoping he doesn't tell that to everyone." 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?

4-6 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?

Holiday Inn on Lane

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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