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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)?

"Who is your favorite greek philosopher?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about Wash U?" Report Response

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

"Questions about my research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have bicyle tires improved as much as car tires have in terms of avoiding flats?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"sorry, I know everybody writes this but there really were no hard questions, it was just a pleasant conversation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Wash U website, re-read my AMCAS, talked to students, took the tour." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything...the hospital is amazing, patient contact within the first month, research funding everywhere, Pass/Fail 1st year and all-elective 4th year, anatomy lab isn't in a dungeon, not a single irritating "pre-med type" student." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The med student dorm is a little bleak and outdated...but you don't have to live there, and housing is cheap in st. louis." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you don't grab one of those one-day parking passes, they DO ticket, and its $20." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One word sums it up: pleasent. Everyone from the students (and you get to meet 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students), to the faculty, to the addmissions office staff was friendly, inviting, and not the least bit pretentious. Don't over-prepare for the interview, its really just a nice conversation loosely focused on your AMCAS application and any other information you provided. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2003

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