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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"If a colleague came to you and told you he was going to fake some numbers/information for a study he was doing in order to move the project along faster... what would you do?" Report Response

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

"If you were in a leadership position, what would be some of your strenghts and what would be some of your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why are you still accepting interview invites if you've already been accepted somewhere? (because i want to go to OHSU) Why OHSU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the time of your life when you were happiest? What was the most difficult time of your life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If an IV drug user gets one heart transplant,and then keeps using drugs so that she has to get a second heart transplant, and then goes into rehab and does well for a year but reverts back to drug use and needs a third transplant...what do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my file. Looking over their website. Read some med ethics and so health care articles pertinent to Oregon." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location of the school, the transit system, the students seemed enthusiastic and easygoing, the hospitals are nearby, they are committed to improving oregon health care, there is only 2 hours of lecture a day and class is usually done at noon. THe block system seems like it would work well and reduce competition between classes. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The gym sucked. There was a lot of dead time in between interviews and the lunches. I've seen better organized and more informative interview days. I feel like schools should be excited to tell us about their school... they just left it up to us to ask questions. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a lot of down time. Bring a book or something to do in between scheuled meetings. The program is really progressive and modern despite their outdated website. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was pretty impressed the by the school and students although I think they could have presented their school better. Make sure to ask any questions you have when the ass. dean comes to talk and talk to the students. Be aggressive in seeking information because it's a great program with a lot of opportunities. The campus is beautiful and people seem well-rounded and excited to be there. Portland is such a nice city with access to everything; the beach, mountains, wineries, and city entertainment. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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