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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about X research. " Report Response

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

"If you saw a classmate cheating, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What problems do you expect to face as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your verbal score jumped a bit between your two MCATs. What did you do differently?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I got pretty generic questions. I had the most difficulty controlling my nerves because my faculty interview was with two faculty members, one of whom was the associate dean. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over applications. Prepared for all the ethical questions on this thread, which I didn't end up needing. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Capers!, the student interviewer-- felt like an opportunity to talk to a peer and not be judged, the relaxed but enthusiastic students, the school's dedication to students, the support and opportunities, Jeni's ice cream, the administrative staff who very patiently helped me track down and get on the right bus after the interview day " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None. Maybe the big class size, but the school seems to be aware of it and it the resources to support it. Students have also said that they don't feel like the class is too big. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my heel would break because I would have brought an extra pair of shoes :( " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"ACCEPTED! I'M THRILLED!" 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Columbus?

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2007

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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