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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What problems do the people in your hometown (very small) face with regards to access to medicine? " Report Response

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

"What problems will your town face in the future? (interviewer asked much about my town, as rural health was an interest of his)" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax? (there were many conversational, 'get to know you' type questions)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So there's a lot of construction going on here... if you get hit by a dump truck while crossing the street today, what would you want your epitaph to read? (yeah, I thought it was morbid too)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see question 1 below" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facilities were top notch, and the school is still expanding... architecturally exceptional campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no diversity at the school, and the school is removed from downtown" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the local 'pizza by the slice' restaurant was not nearly as great as the students claimed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school as far as the facilities and curriculum go. The school is ~20% minority, but still not diverse enough for my liking. Otherwise, no complaints, though Portland was not as great as I expected it to be." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2004

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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