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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about your research, why did you choose that lab?" Report Response

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

"What's your view of St. Louis versus larger cities as far as lifestyle goes? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family, how has being in a medical family affected you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about Spain (study abroad)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What happened on your first MCAT? Do you believe the MCAT is structured to favor males over females?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, read the WashU website, looked up my interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was incredibly nice to me. My interviewer had amazing stories! Hospitals are the best." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A bit too much talk of numbers in the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour really IS as long as people say on here. My feet still hurt." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was by far the best interview I've had so far. I loved my interviewer and really felt that she knew me and wanted me to get in. She was very open about the good things and the bad things in my application, which was good to know. The facilities are amazing. The students weren't as stressed as I expected, probably less so than other, less respected schools I've visited. I loved it there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2002

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