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  • Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Portland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

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)?

"What can be done to correct the Oregon health Plan" Report Response

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

"Why shouldn't we be a socialized healthcare system in the US" Report Response

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

"What do I bring to the medical profession(asked by #1)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked a lot about why I want to be a doc and what qualities I thought made the best MD." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My second interviewer was a dooshbag! He grilled me for almost the whole interview on healthcare economics. WHen I said what I thought should be done about our system, he it wouldn't work and waited for another answer. Just looking at him, you could tell he was cocky and was a jerk! Just didn't even care to know me and see why I thought I would be a good doc" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Worked at OHSU so knew it pretty well. I think SDN is good, their website is good too. Read up on Oregon Health Plan." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything was great, especially my first interviewer. The school is big on clinical exposure which is great. Portland is such a great city!!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My second interviewer. I talked with a student I worked with after my interview last year and she said she thought they do the good cop/bad cop thing at OHSU with interviews. Don't freak out though from my experience, I am sure it is one of a kind. If you interview with a vascular surgeon at the VA, be aware and ready to stand your ground!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More health care economics!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall great without the grilling I took. " 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/17/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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