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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How do we fix the problem of 43 million people being uninsured?" Report Response

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

"An ethics question regarding parents refusing potentially beneficial treatment for their child...the child later experiences complications...just stick with a point of view." Report Response

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

"What are the biggest challenges of working in rural areas? Why would you want to practice in a rural area?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I had to chose Time's "person of the year" who would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above...yikes, for some reason this one was difficult. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read UW bioethics site, read, read, read! Also, know yourself and what you believe in (and stand by your beliefs during the interview!)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed very happy and satisfied with UW (especially the WWAMI site students from Pullman). The admissions staff was friendly and encouraging, contrary to what many have said. There are a lot of opportunities for research and preceptorships, which is great. Also, the interviewers had obviously taken a careful/in-depth look at my application. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students say that housing and parking are a pain. Of course, it's Seattle!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview isn't really that bad. I spent too much time worrying about it and didn't let myself really relax and concentrate on the nuances of the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, good experience. Althought the interview was difficult, it wasn't bad by any means." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2003

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