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  • Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Tulsa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell us about yourself? Why osteopathic medicine? What specialty are you considering and where do you see yourself?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you made a D on an exam in medical school?" Report Response

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

"How have you affected the life of another person either positively or negatively? What is your proudest accomplishment?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let's say you lived in a small town and you had a patient who regularly disregarded your treatment plan and observed this patient doing such in the community. For example, you have a patient that you see consuming an excessive amount of unhealthy foods on a regular basis. How would you feel about that patient and how would you feel about yourself as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"From your volunteer, shadowing, and personal experiences in the medical field, what is one good thing you have observed, and what is one bad thing you have observed? Also, not too difficult but they asked: if you and I(the interviewer) were on a team and I was not contributing to the project and you were doing all of the work? How would you handle the situation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I spoke with a current student about the process and what to expect. Then I reviewed my application and practiced stating my "why medicine" and "tell me about yourself." I reviewed SDN and made bullet points for the questions. I did not practice other than bullet points so I wouldn't sound scripted." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was so welcoming and the family culture was very evident throughout the day. It was a really great experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing I loved it!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt prepared so I was glad that I knew it was a very conversational interview experience. I was also glad that I thought about some of the questions beforehand because there are plenty of opportunities to ask questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The best advice is to be yourself and think about your unique experiences that you can share." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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