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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

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)?

"Why Howard?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

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

"What kind of leadership roles have you assumed?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had access to a time machine and you could go forward and see yourself in 10 years, what would you see?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where does Howard rank among the other schools to which you're applying?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Howard in MSAR, UW's Bioethics page, practiced answering a bunch of questions in my head." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much the students love their school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seems a bit disorganized. It might get a little frustrating if you're used to a really structured environment." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole process was pretty laid back. I enjoyed meeting the faculty and the students. Both were very enthusiastic and welcoming. I can honestly say I'm more psyched about Howard after the interview than I was before. My only suggestion to others is to make sure that you want to work in underserved communities, because that mission is paramount to Howard." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/2002

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