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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 concerns you about the future of US healthcare?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to relocate to Portland?" Report Response

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

"What area of medicine are you most interested in and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain the difference between a nurse, a nurse practitioner, and a physician." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over interview feedback on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of my interviewers walked with me around the hospital while we talked. It was a great way to relieve any stress of interviewing. I loved the way the hospitals are all on the OHSU campus. Everything is very convenient." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities are quite old." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was lucky that I wore comfortable shoes. The interview day entailed a LOT of walking between buildings." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Each interview took place in the interviewers office on the OHSU campus rather than in a central location. That meant that interviewees were handed a map and had to hike around between interviews. Both interviews were one-on-one and fairly conversational. Most of the questions came out of my file." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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