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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What qualities do you think you have that are appropriate for a career as a physician?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't get in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your interest in public health?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you sure you want to do the MD/MPH?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice interviews, read SDN, read over application, study, study, study. (same for all schools!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Beautiful campus/structure. Integrated curriculum seems great. Students seem happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pill hill seemed to clog up easily during rush hour. Nothing to do on the hill when not in class. i.e. No restaurants, grocery shops, etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Gondola/Tram was super cool! Just like Disneyland!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Had a very pleasant day! It was a little breezy/cold even though it was already April, which was a bit of a turnoff... Check-in by 8am. Continental breakfast, intro/welcome by dean. Couple of interviews, lunch, panel by current students, tour by current student. Couple more interviews. Done for the day! Should be done by 4pm at the latest, some people finished earlier." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2008

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Snail mail? Really? Get with the program ya'll...especially from Oregon! You love trees! Stop ki" Report Response

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