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  • Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Portland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What will be your strengths/weaknesses as a physician?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Every question I got was completely standard, no curve balls, ethics questions, healthcare policy questions, behavioral questions; we basically just talked about my application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Portland and OHSU online." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Portland is an incredible city, the location of the campus is beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The wait list won't be made until May 15th." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They told us that the interview counts towards 80% of the admissions decision, so everyone is pretty much on level playing field coming into the interview." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2008

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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

10 out of 10

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