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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

3

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you believe health care is a right or a privilege in this country?" Report Response

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

"How do you think you will be remembered in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have any clinical, one on one medical experience? If so do you remember any patients in particular, and what stands out from the others?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The new pediatric gene therapy trials with 80% efficacy. Do you as a physician use the gene therapy for a possible higher quality of patient life or not use them because of a 20% chance of negative effects?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics website, talk with others who have interviewed at UW, NY times website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"lunch with med students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"apathy of medical school admissions faculty in selling the UWSOM. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the interview would be a lot more stressful. While it was still a test, the interviewers were receptive and warm. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2003

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