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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Strengths/Weaknesses......" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Do you believe that cannibalism should be grounds for leniency in a murder trial because it is less wasteful? Just kidding....I would have cracked a smile at this type of question though" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you apply to the MD/MPH program?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Forums, read the news, bioethics discussions & took notes from previous interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Positive atmosphere, attractive buildings (the labs even have windows!) pleasant students and much better facilities than their competition UW." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the Docs interviewing me seemed preoccupied and a bit impersonal. She warmed up eventually though, and I learned a lot just from that conversation." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the majority of the people who ride Tri-Met public transportation are kinda off in their own little world, so to speak. Also make sure that you have something to do, they schedule you at totally random times during the day so count on at least 5 hours of down time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked it and felt very at ease while talking with the doctors and staff." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/12/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

8 out of 10

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