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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 are the top 3 health care problems in the U.S.?" Report Response

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

"If you were appointed the "czar" of health care, how would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The ethics question: An older patient comes to see you, is saving pills, and wants to know how many it would take for her to kill herself. Her daughter is with her, supports her choice. Would you tell her?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above, I guess. It was definitely the most involved." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the news, the UW bioethics site, this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked everyone I talked to. They were open and friendly. The interviewers were courteous and they tried to make me feel comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers was late, but it was no big deal. :-)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The committee doesn't meet until almost Thanksgiving, so we won't hear back until then. I was expecting a response in a week." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Between this Web site and the UW bioethics site, I had already read and prepared rough answers to every question they asked me. I didn't have any surprises." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1028/2003

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