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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"How do you feel about the Death with Dignity Act? If patient asked for such a prescription, would you give it?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"What is your college like? (It's a small school in the midwest that no one's ever heard of!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An immigrant from Southeast Asia is found to have a malignant tumor that will cause him to die in 12-24 months. He refuses to have treatment. What do you do? After I answered the question, the interviewer explained how it was an experience he had." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor instead of a nurse or some other health professional? I just hadn't really prepared for that question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice interview with pre-med advisor. Studied up on health policy isssue unique to Oregon, like the OHP and the death with dignitiy act." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students all seem happy, well-adjusted, and to really like OHSU." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities seem old, a little run-down. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both of the interviewers were positive and seemed interested in getting to know me, not in trying to intimidate me or anything like that." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/07/2005

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

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