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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 Ohio State? Why Medicine? Tell me about your research. Student Questions were very standard and pre-prepared, though nothing unusual. " Report Response

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

"What was your favorite undergraduate class, why? " Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax? Deal with stress? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who do you rely on for emotional support? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Ohio State, etc, etc. Not because the Q was hard but because the student interviewer asked it very bluntly then always gave me an interesting look as I answered. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my file, SDN. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Wealth of opportunities at Ohio State; they give you the tools to succeed. They also offer a separate Independent track (ISP) with no lectures!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Definitely the large body. It seemed fine, but I have to question the cohesiveness and overall unity, especially wrt the ISP program (though I'm interested in such)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Laid back, everyone was friendly and I very much enjoyed the faculty interview: they came to pick me up (no wandering around the campus...) and it was a great and enjoyable 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Thanks!" Report Response

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