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  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bethesda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

Open file

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

"What challenges have you overcome in your life?" Report Response

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

"Please explain this specific weakness in your application and demonstrate that you have adequately compensated for this weakness so that it should not be a concern for your success in medical school." Report Response

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

"How will you deal with the constant scrutiny you will receive as an officer?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were before the admissions committee, what would you say to convince them that they should give you an invitation to the school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you decide who would be placed in the highest risk positions and who would get to be in safer positions?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback from this site, read my AMCAS file, read my secondary application, read the website, talked to a recruiter, had mock interviews, and read up on current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the breadth of the curriculum, the location, the friendliness and openness of every level of administration, even upper-level administrators, the happiness and friendliness of the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that there is not a specific review for the board exams and the fact that the pass rates have not been as good of late." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known about the board pass rates. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a positive experience. Of the allopathic (MD) schools where I interviewed, this one impressed me the most." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2003

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