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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

1 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"You are from the east coast, so why Ohio? Are any of your family members in the medical profession? How did your interest in medicine come about? What is your greatest weakness? Strength? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research. What has research taught you? Do you have any questions for me? " Report Response

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

"Student interviewer: how would your friends describe you? and, Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you want to do a test on your patient, but they deny it because they might lose their health insurance, what would you do? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the most difficult decision you have ever had to make? Walk me through it. Who did you go to for support? and...Health care is important for physicians to pay attention to. What is a health care issue that will affect your career, and how might that lead into an ethical dilemma? What would you do? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS application and secondary, looked at the OSU website, SDN. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is really amazing. You have opportunities daily to practice medicine, from volunteering in free clinics to suturing workshops, from day 1 of med school. The facilities are great, and there are so many hospitals available for clerkships. Great atmosphere, students are happy, and residency match is almost 100%. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer wasn't very encouraging; I left feeling like I had not done very well. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"About the school, nothing, but I wish I had known what the most difficult decision I had ever made was!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Columbus

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?

Marriot Extended Stay

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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

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