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  • Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Portland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why did you volunteer at X homeless shelter? What did you learn from the people you served?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about OHSU? " Report Response

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

"Do you think you have to be arrogant to want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think physicians should be required to complete service committments in underserved areas?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What weaknesses will you have to work on as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, talked to med student friends at OHSU, read application guides, SDN, thought about potential questions, read application essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Sense of order and quality pervading the program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewer taking a couple calls during my interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Long periods of time between interviews, could have brought some extra cash to blow." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Initially felt very positive, but a tough genuine experience. Interviewers really made me think, asked follow up questions to get at little details and insights into me and my personality." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/13/2003

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