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  • Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Tulsa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"You have applied to many schools, both osteopathic and allopathic, how will you decide which to attend if you are accepted to all?" Report Response

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

"What do your parents think of your career choice? Who influenced you to take a biological field research class? Are you interested in field research? How do you keep from getting burned-out with your Hospice work? Do you see yourself practicing medicine in a rural area?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about a certain professor (prof. during my undergrad)? What was your favorite undergrad class? What is your relationships like with those who wrote your letter's of recommendations? When did you decide you wanted to be a doctor? Why internal medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked to compare and contrast the zoology department (my major) and the microbiology department (my minor)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When did you decide you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my application, OSU's website, read Health Care by Greenhaven Press, friendly practice interviews with professionals I know. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff of student affairs tried very hard to put all the interviewees at ease. When touring the OMT class the professor placed her hand on my shoulder and said she was glad to see me. Everyone seemed very sincere and caring. The med students all knew each other and seemed very close. All the students I met seemed very focused on their studies." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students contribute to their community by helping out a schools and things like that. The area around the college seems very economically depressed. Many homeless people, etc. I feel their efforts should be improving these peoples quality of life. I didn't see or hear that the students were involved in any charity type healthcare like free clinics." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. OSU's website says it all. I spent alot of time searching for professional comfortable shoes to wear during the tour. The place was so small, I did not need them." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was very pleasant. Leah with student affairs was involved in the orientation and led each applicant to and from the interview. She was very friendly, and put me at ease. Their were 8 applicants. During the orientation we were informed only 16 spots remained. If you are accepted, you will be notified via fedex. If you are rejected or waitlisted you will be notified via US mail. They said to hang in there if you are waitlisted because about 40 to 50% of the class comes from the waitlist. My interview was on a Weds and the committee will be discussing this round's interviews the following Fri. It seems like you should know right a way if you are acptd. The medical students came into the room and asked each of us who would be interviewing us (we were told during orientation). The students gave us feedback on the interviewers and told us about their experiences in med school. The interviewers seemed to try to put me at ease during the interview, which was nice. I never felt like I was backed against the wall. The only obstacle was my own anxiety." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Crown Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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