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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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)?

"What area of medicine are you interested in?" Report Response

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

"How did you come to decide on becoming a physician?" Report Response

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

"What are you doing now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All questions were based on my application and so, they were fairly standard. Surprisingly, I was not asked any ethical dilemma questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What should be done to solve some of the healthcare problems today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UW bioethics site and read my own application. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"You can spend part of your 3rd and 4th year at really cool sites (ie. Alaska, Montana, etc...) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"You don't get much patient contact in the 1st and 2nd year, but I guess that's not such a big deal. You have the rest of your life to hone these skills." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really nervous since this was my first interview and I had heard about UW's stressful interviews. However, the interviewers were really nice and created a really comfortable environment. Those 40 minutes flew by. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2002

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