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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"You seem to be so passionate about engineering, do you think you could ever feel that way about medicine?" 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)?

"What attracts you to OHSU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So classically the strongest correlation for Med School performance is Organic Chemistry, do you have anything you would like to say about your second semester grade? (Gulp?)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are you parents political views? (Um?) / What are you political views?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading books about the field of medicine, had my father cook me a killer breakfast" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amount of change the school was going through, resilliance in the face of huge funding cuts, a very forward looking program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities seemed a little dark? in other words not much" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had reviewed a little more carefully the changes in the status of OGI. I also would have liked to know a little more about my interviewers in advance, ala I would explain optical-trapping to a physical chemist slightly differently than I would to a straight-MD." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Most of my interviews were pretty relaxed. My last interview was a bit more stressful and I dont feel I did as well on it. Unfortunately the last one sticks with me the most strongly, so its hard to have an unbiased view." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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?

01/01/2007

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Pretty please use email and the internet. It is quite stressful waiting for postcards and letters." Report Response

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