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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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

"Why medicine? Then the interviewer told me that he normally doesn't ask this question, but I deserved it b/c I had started out in the astrophysics major. Fun stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"tell me about XXXXX disease (i had written a paper on it 2 years ago). so i start telling him what i found in the literature back then, and he interrupts and negates every thing i found that was published. then tells me that he is the world's foremost expert on this disease. i replied that maybe i should be asking him these questions then, not the other way around. just seemed like he wanted to trap/make others feel inadequate." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read OHP, SDN, my forms, extensive research on PAS and euthanasia" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities. the students. that the school is family-friendly. the new clinics that will be on the waterfront and the tram is, like a previous reviewer stated, almost disneyland-esque." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hmmm. see below." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not much. wish i didn't want this so badly now, though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two interviewers could not be more opposite. First: amazing. excited to meet me. awesome conversation and very positive experience. Second: whoa. negative. seemed annoyed that he was interviewing at all. interrupted every statement i made within the first sentence. can't believe he's an interviewer. but still very interesting. candid about his thoughts re: OHSU and everything else i asked him. extremely candid. pretty funny, actually." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Four Points Sheraton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2005

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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