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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience
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How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Strengths/weaknesses" Report Response

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

"What do you want to go into within medicine? " Report Response

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

"Is there anything about becoming a doctor that scares you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you saw a fellow resident using intra-venous drugs, what would you do? What would you do if you couldn't tell anyone?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview questions from books, read curriculum and financial aid information from website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical Skills Lab is advanced, conference rooms are modern" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Too much waiting" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Hotel would be noisy because of outside noise; there would be 12 other people being interviewed; the interview would only last 20 minutes; after the initial presentations, the lunch/tour would be relaxed and I would have 1.5 hours to wait before my interview; lunch would be subs " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got there 45 minutes late. There were 4 speakers and I got there while the first was still talking (which means I didn't miss much). The first speaker talked about curriculum, the second about financial aid, and the third about family medicine (I don't know why this topic was chosen), and the fourth asked the group to suggest topics and then talked about those. Then we went to a conference room and lunch was just a few subs, some pretzels, some fruit, and coke. Eventually we broke into two groups and went on tours. The highlight of the tour was the clinical skills lab. Someone who works there gave our group a tour of the place. The other facilities were pretty ordinary. Then we went back to the conference room and half of the students had to sit around and wait for 2 hours while the other half interviewed 20 minutes later. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?

< $100

Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Cross Country Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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