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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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 do you want to go to medical school?" Report Response

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

"What will be most challenging about medical school for you? How will handle this challenge?" Report Response

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

"Name 3 or 1 of your best and worst traits." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not a specific question, but the general conversation about how to balance life and a career in medicine was interesting and encouraging." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sample interview questions, reviewed application, interview-related reading." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Interviewers were honest and engaging. It was actually a pleasure to be interviewed by both." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day was very unstructured. OHSU could certainly do more to sell applicants on the program. I think an opportunity to tour one of the hospitals or observe a class would be a nice addition. Lunch of pizza and soda in a windowless conference room was pretty uninspiring. Admission office staff seemed a little under-informed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Posts on SDN were a pretty accurate portrayal of the interview day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great program, but don't expect the interview day to sell you on it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2010

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?

9 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?

6 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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