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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

10 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)?

"Student: How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"Student & Faculty: I'm out of state, so "Why OSU, and why Columbus?"" Report Response

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

"Faculty: How do you deal with a situation in which a patient wants a procedure that goes against your personal values/morals. (Presumably, the procedure is legal and medically safe)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I'm going to walk down the hall in 5 min and tell the committee about you, what should I tell them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, I wasn't really asked questions. Odd as that sounds." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Watch Buckeye football. Really just read over my apps and did my best to convey who I was." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. All of the students are incredible and super laid back. They really recruit down-to-earth students to attend this school. I showed up on the day of my interview 3 hours late due to a flight cancelation the day before and my would-be student host came to pick me up from the airport to make sure I made it to the office!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm from WA and I like mountains. Other than being flat, nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome OSU is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was a discussion. So laid back I was stunned. I had to dig for the questions listed below because everything just flowed in one conversation. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

CMH

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?

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?

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

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"As other applicants have stated, new name tags. The stickers don't do a very good job." Report Response

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