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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Have you been accepted anywhere else" Report Response

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

"What are you interested in" Report Response

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

"What are some volunteer activities you have done" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was it like working with ______ people." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you are accepted to so many other programs why are you interested in OHSU" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Drank a tilt and smoked hookah the night before while doing a mock interview with my buddy." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Some of the buildings are pretty nice (not the ones you have class in though)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything about the ADCOM and how they decide which students they want in their class (80% is based on the interview). Also the tuition is outrageous it is actually cheaper for me to go to an OOS school with NO scholarships or anything than go to OHSU as a state resident!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I had already been accepted to a better school" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I don't know why people love this school so much...really, I don't. Portland is an AWESOME city, but I really thought that out of the 10 places I interviewed, OHSU was the 2nd worst." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

Other

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Get your act together. Answer peoples questions when they call you up and ask (rather than just lett" Report Response

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