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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?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"so you're into med school. how do you pay for it?" Report Response

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

"why oregon?" Report Response

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

"what's the average air speed of an unladen swallow? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What book have you read that taught you the most about people" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you learn about people from "The Iliad" (i read that book about 10 years ago)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"i really liked the student body at oregon. they seemed truly happy, and i don't know what more you could ask from a med school. i was also very impressed by portland...a cozy yet interesting town. oregon jumped huge in my internal rankings after my visit. so if you get an invite there, take it. plus, i had an incredibly nice host. she was great!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"only the cold and rain" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how much i liked portland. i would have spent more time there" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"two nice interviewers. the second asked me a bunch of odd questions about literature, but we seemed to click otherwise" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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