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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What kind of doctor do you think you will be?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself and why you are applying to medical school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After basically chatting with me for an hour, the interviewer said, "I need to ask you one hard question, describe a time when you showed leadership."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think you will manage medical school and your family obligations?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UWSOM bioethics site, reviewed my application paperwork" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospitals. The family friendly (as friendly as it can be in med school) environment. The friendliness of the faculty who interviewed me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The information they sent ahead of time said the MPH program starts in August when it really starts 7/25/05. The parking's also bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The letter they sent me said I would have to pay $10 for parking, but when I arrived at the gate, the attendent let me in for free because I had an interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was worried because some reviews on this site mentioned rather hostile, late, uninterested interviewers. All 3 of the faculty I talked to were very friendly, well prepared, and encouraging." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/12/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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