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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about xxx activity." Report Response

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

"Why did you take the MCAT twice(presumably because I had a good score the first time)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your thoughts about end-of-life issues?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What if you find your peer cheating, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Perused all my application materials(primary, secondary, etc.) and read up some interview questions. Also combed the OSU website to find out more about the school. Staying with a student host was by far the most helpful though." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very friendly students, incredible staff and faculty, extremely dedicated to teaching, abundance of clinical and research opportunities, cheap living expenses, and good transportation system(if you have a car, that is)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The name tag kept falling off! Seriously though, OSU has so much in terms of facilities, but the tour was only about half an hour long so we got to see very little of it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Columbus apparently has little to no public transportation, had to get a cab which cost like 30 dollars for 7ish miles." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school!" 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

CMH

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"Better name tags ;)" Report Response

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