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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

""Do you want to have children in the future?"" Report Response

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

""Do you want to live in a rural location or an urban one in the future?"" Report Response

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

""Do you have anything you want to add that isn't in your application?" You MUST have an answer to this question!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not a question, but the interviewer started the interview by speaking to me in the foreign language I speak." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Do you want to have children in the future?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about school, talked with friends involved in the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of my interviewers language skills! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The other interviewers inappropriate behavior and questions. She was late to the interview and seemed almost cold. The med students said they came to OHSU because it was their last/only choice. :( The financial situation of the school. The lack of structured school support for traveling abroad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school doesn't give scholarships to incoming students. You may have a LONG wait in between interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I came away very unimpressed. I hope other applicants have better luck. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2008

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?

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?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They need to figure out how to fix their emails...too many of them automatically end up in your spam" Report Response

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