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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?

3 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?

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 family." Report Response

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

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

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

"What made you decide research wasn't right for you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discuss how your time in London affected your perspective on different types of medical systems." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the worst thing that ever happened to you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read website, secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital, Barnes-Jewish, is amazing--large, new, innovative, everything you could want. The students at Wash U. were also wonderful, they all went out of their way to ensure that I had a good experience there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dorm? Although it wasn't as bad as others I've stayed in." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If your interview is in the afternoon, you'll have a few hours of time to kill during the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great interview experience at Washington University. The people were incredibly friendly, my interview was very personal and sincere and went way beyond the typical "why do you want to be a doctor?"-type questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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