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  • Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Athens
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"3 people you'd go to dinner with and what you would talk about?" Report Response

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

"Most influential person in your life?" Report Response

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

"What obstacles have you overcome in your life to get where you are now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could go out to dinner w/ 3 people...who would they be and what would you talk about with them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn interview feedback, school's website, had 2 other interviews in the week beforehand, brushed up on some ethics and health policy info just in case" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed very nice including the physicians who I interviewed with. The CORE NETWORK! This is great for a DO school to have such strong 3rd and 4th year ties. The OU campus is gorgeous. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The medical school buildings seem a bit dated. The school was constructed (or rather two old OU buildings renovated) in '75 and it seems very '75ish in some ways. In other ways its very nice...Like the labs look great, library is decent. It's long and hard to get into Athens (US-33 is very slow!) but the campus on the whole is very beautiful. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very relaxed, friendly and low stress. We started the morning with an overview, then some financial aid stuff, a tour of the facilities and a van tour of Athens and the campus. Afterwards was lunch with students which they had set up for us instead of giving us a meal voucher for a food place like other schools had. The students all seemed super friendly and relaxed; they seemed to go out a ton more than others I had talked to. After lunch we all had assigned 3 separate one half hour interviews one on one. They were all very conversational; only in one did I get asked many questions. THey have your file right in front of them so a lot comes from them looking it over. If there are obvious things they might get asked about; almost all my interviewers commented on my high MCAT but one poor grade in a class. The campus is gorgeous, Southern Ohio is too but it is a very small town. Lots of community service opportunities for students and a lot of patient exposure early on. Overall a great day and I would be very happy here. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?


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?


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

< $100

Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

AmeriHost Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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