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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?

10 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?

2

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 yourself. (Both of my interviewers opened with this)" Report Response

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

"Why OSU? (Both of my interviewers asked this)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about ______ activity on your AMCAS." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one thing not on your application that you want me to take away from this meeting and convey to the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you biggest fan and biggest critic were here, what would they tell me?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school, did mock interviews with friends, practiced answering lots of questions out loud and in my head; have a solid answer for "tell me about yourself", "why OSU" and "why medicine"." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything. The new James Cancer Center is amazing. The facilities are pretty and new. The curriculum sounds amazing. The interview day was very well organized and really sold the school to me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be pretty relaxed and conversational, so you shouldn't stress. And your interviewer will see everything on your AMCAS except for your GPA and MCAT. They are blind to your "metrics" but know everything else." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of my #1 choices." 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?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

Columbus Airport

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

September 2015

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

10 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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