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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"How do you define integrity?" Report Response

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

"On a scale of 1 to 10, how good are your communication skills?" Report Response

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

"I noticed you have a lot of leadership experience. What are the 3 most important things that a leader needs to have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you stay close to your family? (I am an international student, so I have family outside of the US.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In medicine you may at times be asked to put someone else's life before your own. Give me an example of a time when you had to sacrifice your own interests for the benefit of someone else?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over my AMCAS application and secondary application. I also used the feedback questions from this website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly atmosphere --- from the students, to the staff to the faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"For US students, fill out your FAFSA form even before you hear whether or not you have been accepted. It will help to make the financial aid process a lot smoother." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a very positive experience. Howard is a great school. Students are definitely passionate about their mission to serve the underserved." 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?

No Response

What airport did you use?

(DCA) Reagan

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?

4/24/12

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?

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?

9 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?

"I think it would be helpful to have interviewees wear Name Tags on the day of the interview." Report Response

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