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  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

Closed file

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

"Why GW?" Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"What have you seen since you arrived in Washington?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why George Washington? What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I really wasn't asked any very difficult questions. The interviews were conversational and the faculty really acted like they were enthused with their school and dedicated to teaching. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website and reading professional medical journals." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! I am impressed with the curriculum and the opportunities for clinical training in Washington. The patient population is very diverse and one would have the opportunity to learn a great deal about the practice of medicine. I also like the aspect of actually seeing patients within weeks of orientation and the opportunity to practice in the simulated skills labs. This place is really neat." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of tuition here is extremely high, but it appears that the education that I would receive would be well worth it. I wish I had an opportunity to meet with the dean, but he was tied up at the hospital and unable to attend, which is understandable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how large the Smithsonian really is. If I had known, I would have tried to spend more time there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a very laid back experience. I was impressed with the presentation that Darrell gave about the school. Both of my interviewers seemed very interested in finding out more about me and willing to answer any questions that I had about the school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/20/2002

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