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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 total; 45 min faculty interview, 30 min student interview

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)?

"Faculty: Why medicine? Student asked the typical questions you would expect but not 'why medicine'." Report Response

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

"Student: If not medicine then what would you pursue?" Report Response

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

"Faculty: How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What other role(s) does a physician have in his/her community? (my application essay briefly discussed this)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In a conversation you will most likely not be caught off guard by a question but obviously it is possible. My faculty interviewer was nice and didn't ask me anything difficult - preparing for questions ahead of time helped to ensure this." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, reviewed my application, prepared for typical questions, researched the school, asked current med students their thoughts on the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Top notch facilities, how much the med students help each other out, the university's commitment to medicine (they're building two new hospitals and already have one of the top hospital systems), and most importantly how much the med school looks out for its students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Weather..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"In my experience the faculty interview was truly laid back. Go with the conversation and throw in things about yourself while not boring them. They will ask questions but the questions will come out in conversation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, great commitment to its students, and a good college town/city." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2010

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?

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?

No Response

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