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  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Oklahoma City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Right off the bat - Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you failed." Report Response

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

"What is a weakness that you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Some difficult patients are angry or hard to communicate with; what is your idea of a difficult patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were overly difficult, though I did have to defend my coming from a smaller school in terms of academic rigor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, Pfizer's Guide to Getting into Medical School, looking at OU's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was a conversation, not an interrogation. Lunch was fabulous - grilled chicken & cheesy potatoes. The parking lot was easy to find from the map. Even though the lot was getting full, the map did show alternate lots. Med students were informative and everyone was extremely nice - OU is great at focusing on the student." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt well prepared, and had taken a campus tour before, so nothing really surprised me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My panel was made up of two physicians and a 4th-year. While they didn't grill you here and there weren't many unexpected questions, definitely prepare - no interview is a total cakewalk." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2004

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