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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
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?

50 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 makes you think that you would make a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any experience working with disadvantaged people?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who do you think should be responsible for the regulation of the use of the knowledge gained from stem cell research, genetic engineering . . . (Came out of a conversation we were having)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at the web site, looked over my applications, and practiced answering the common interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They take good care of the interviewees and make you feel like you are really wanted there. It seems as if they go to great lengths to make you comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The room they put me up in was drab. But considering that they are not required to give us a place to stay, it was pretty good." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be finished in time to make it to the airport for a 5:00 p.m. flight. I ended up getting a flight for the next morning. Take the metro, it doesn't cost much and you get there in 30 minutes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great first interview experience. They don't put you under any stress, and it seems to me that they try to pair you up with an interviewer with a similar background. Go to the pizza party and the breakfast." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2002

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