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  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Oklahoma City
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Opening question: Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What unique things do doctors have to deal with that other professions that work with people do not? " Report Response

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

"Why did you withdraw from racquetball? Why did you get a B in Zoology but A's in harder classes? What makes you different from someone who grew up in Tulsa? Finally, do you have anything you want to tell us about yourself that we should know? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you compare the healthcare system overseas with healthcare in America? (I grew up overseas partly)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not that difficult. What are we going to do about the 45 million Americans that don't have access to healthcare? I replied: Manditory medical insurance. Next question: So you agree with Arnold? (Schwarz.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Overprepared. Watched the news, researched ethical issues and policies, read books about reforming healthcare in America, did mock interviews with professors, career counselor (highly recommend), and friends. Looked at SDN and practiced responses. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Relaxed atmosphere. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Everyone went out of their way to ease your nervousness. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Modules and building look a bit old. But they're renovating." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Turn on Eversett not Lotti to get to the conference lot. The map is vague." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They divide you into 3 groups. 9, 10, and 11 o'clock interviews. They serve you donuts and juice from 8:30 to 9am. After that you go on tours until your interview. There is no reason to be nervous. They just want to get to know you. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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