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  • Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Athens
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?

9 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?

3

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)?

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why DO? Why OUCOM?" Report Response

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

"Great challenge so far and how did you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(I took a couple swimming-endurance classes) "I see that you've taken some swimming classes, do you swim?" And then we got into talking about the swim team that the interviewer is on and she suggested that I think about joining if I go to OU. :D" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you want to go into nursing, instead of medicine? [majority of questions were from my file; interviews really weren't that bad! they just wanted to hear me talk about my experiences and what I did during college.]" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, SDN Interview ?'s, interview w/ friends, reviewed primary and secondary essays, looked over application, read through OUCOM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! Especially the students and the Admissions staff. Everyone was super friendly and the campus was beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not too much around the Athens area, but current med students said that they don't really notice it, since they're pretty busy with school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I read that the interviews wouldn't be that nervewrecking, but I still got nervous. No need to be!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers just wanted to get to know me; they were very casual and it was easy to relax after I started talking for a bit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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 Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2009

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. Everything went so smoothly and the interview day was great! :D" Report Response

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