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  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Oklahoma City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell us about yourself and why you want to be a doctor. What is something specific you saw in your shadowing experiences that struck you?" Report Response

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

"Are there any grades that you want to talk about while you're here?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the uninsured problem in this country? Do you agree with Universal Healthcare? Why? What do the uninsured do when they have to go to a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''What can you tell me about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?'' I'm an English Lit major so this was one of those questions I was hoping for. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"''Why MD as opposed to nurse/PA/scrub tech etc...?'' I think they were really wondering whether or not I was academically/motivationally equipped for med school." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over possible questions with doctor friend, kept up with news/bioethics, reviewed personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Overall friendliness of students and faculty. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing I can think of." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking. Take Everest St. Other than that my preparation served me very well. I'm not great in front of people and tend to freeze up. People will say it's really easy, but it's all relative. I was VERY happy that I overprepared and had thought about a wide variety of questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty close to what I expected. They really do want you to relax, but it's hard to do that and they know it is. The whole tour thing is ok, but once I finished my interview I had little interest in it." 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?

02/08/2007

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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