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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Who is your basis of support? " Report Response

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

"While discussing anesthesia, an attempt at an ethical challenge... "would you put someone to sleep forever?" (assisted suicide)" Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies? Why do you want to attend OSU? There was a question about my letter of rec, which I tried to explain that I couldn't answer because they were confidential letters that I had not read. However, they went right down the AMCAS asking about my activities. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your greatest strength." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you bring to OSU's next class. Pencils, my books." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read newspapers, watched the news, checked out state's medical policies" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student hosts that I stayed with the night before. They picked me up at the airport. Fed me. Took me to a get together. Took me to the interview and back to the airport. No money spent except for the plane ride and a thank you gift for the hosts." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Two of the three scheduled presenters didn't show up. Admissions officer had to wing it for two hours. Student led tours were horrendous. "This is a lab, this is a library, lets go back it's cold." When I inquired about the new heart hospital, "yeah, there's beds in there, sick people, that kinda thing."" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Out of state tuition has been reduced by 10,000 and you can get instant residence if your spouse is first a resident of OH." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer was from a pacific rim country. It was incredibly difficult to understand anything that they said. It was also tough to be sure that I was understood. After the interview, I am no longer interseted in this school. Questions do come off of a form, be prepared for the ones you read here. Hopefully OSU's admissions office reads these too and can improve for next year." Report Response

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