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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"My faculty interviewer specific questions about use model I use in my research." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is an ethical dilemma that you've encountered and how did you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I got asked detailed questions about the mouse model I work with for my research" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my secondary application, looked at the OSU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school recently changed much of the curriculum. They seem to be really focused on doing everything they can to ensure that they provide the best medical education possible." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the medical students I encountered come off as arrogant." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that lunch would be so short." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Seems like a medical school that I would be happy to attend. They seemed focused on continual improvement. There are many new buildings that are being built at the medical center, so it should be pretty nice in a few years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Varsity Inn SOUTH

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2011

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?

No Response

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make the interview earlier in the day, so that students can relax and be able to focus while they are listening to financial aid information, tours etc. Provide bottled water and other refreshments earlier. Have a break between lunch and the tours so that the applicants can go to the restroom." Report Response

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