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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?

2 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?

2

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)?

"Normal questions. Don't worry... just look over your AMCAS app and supp. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions were basic questions; nothing was out of the ordinary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I received certain grades? (I guess you'll only get this question if you have inconsistencies.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read MSAR, website, AMCAS app, secondary, talk to med students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they seem like they treat their medical students really well. First year is pass/fail... students say there's no competition. And they have much more free time than I would have thought. Also there's so much opportunity to do research. Also, The hospital is connected to the medical school, which is connect to the med student dorms. This makes it convenient." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

" Maybe because of winter, but the school and city seemed pretty dead. Also, I did not see many URM's--which is important for me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you stay at Olin hall the night before, know that you have to check out by 11:00am. My interview/tour lasted until 2ish. You can, however, pay to stay longer. Also everything is inside--you don't have to walk outside to get to your interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, its hard to judge how the interviews went. It is true about the unstressful interviews. They were very conversational. The interviewers were extremely nice and even walked me to my next session to make sure I got there ok. Also, you practically don't have to pay for any food--I had dinner, breakfast, and lunch all provided to me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2004

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