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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

1

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)?

"Explain your research to (insert person with little education). The point is to see how well you can simplify complex information so that an uneducated person can understand it." Report Response

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

"What will you do if you are not accepted into medical school?" Report Response

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

"Describe an ethical situation you have faced and how you responded." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not a particularly interesting question...they also asked for my strengths and weaknesses." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What challenges/problems do you anticipate as a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS application and secondary application. Also read through the interview feedback on the forum and researched the school online." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The AMAZING expansion projects currently going on (including expansion of the med library, simulated exam rooms, and Project One). I was also very impressed with the responsiveness of the administration to the students. The friendliness of everyone there (students, faculty, and admissions office) made a positive impression on me as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There are two interviews, neither of which have a rigid time restriction. Both are one-on-one. One is with a faculty member, one with a current med student. Both interviews are equally important, but the student interview is designed to be more relaxed than the faculty interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very impressive expansion projects on campus, and the school is continually rising in the rankings. I had an awesome interview experience." 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?

4-6 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?

Friends or family

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?

11/08/2010

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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