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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why OSU?" Report Response

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

"Why didn't you go straight to college after high school?" Report Response

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

"What other schools did you apply to? Did you get interviews? Have you been accepted anywhere else?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about where you grew up, where you've lived?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Will your faith ever make it difficult for you to offer all medical options to patients?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read essays, SDN, AMA website, OSU website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and community are very nice. There are infinite options for interest groups, research, clinical rotations, community service, etc at OSU. Columbus doesn't feel like a huge city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not really anything. Everybody was friendly and welcoming, and the facilities are nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I have to get my FAFSA done by March 1st, with parent's info (I'm 27 years old) to be considered for need-based scholarships." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Meetings in the morning, lunch, then tour followed by two separate one-on-one interviews. One with a faculty member and one with a Med II student. Faculty interview was longer and more of an actual interview." 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?

CLE

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Family in Cleveland, Varsity Inn in Columbus

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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