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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?

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)?

"A general medical ethics question. Not a particular scenario, so I ran with it." Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your mentoring experience with high school students. Why did you do it?" Report Response

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

"Why change careers if you are so successful at your current one?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All were laid-back and engaging and non-confrontational questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"From my personal background" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview info. Books. Most importantly: read, read, and re-read PS and 2ndry essays responses!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Random unsolicited students from 1st, 2nd, and 4th year came up and pitched the school before the formal day began. Something like a dozen or so students! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. I think the tour was rushed, but I will cut them slack since this was the first interview day of the whole season." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I think I would have scheduled more time on my own to explore the hospital and campus before or after the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very impressive and positive group of students and faculty. Very impressive." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

N/A

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Varsity Inn SOUTH

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2009

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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