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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?

2 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?

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)?

"Why these "C's" in your transcript?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What preparatory courses did you take for the MCAT and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your "current" weaknesses?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this website and about the school and talked to some students from the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The close knitted family that the students form. They seem to really establish a family feeling." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that the failing of courses kept getting brought up by students and faculty. It makes you wonder about the curriculum and how maybe it might be flawed and not the students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The amount of time you need to wait to get interviewed. They could definitely do better in that aspect. Waiting a couple of hours in the afternoon is not very appealing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt the interview was the opposite of stressful. The interviewer was very friendly, non-confrontational and very understanding of certain weaknesses in my application. The interviewer did not ask tough questions and all they asked were straight forward questions regarding my application." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2004

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