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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you apply to two schools? You should have applied to more! (I know, but I hold a teaching appointment and a research appointment at the university!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you know what you're getting yourself into?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their brochure, review notes from last year, read this website, sleep early" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"This time? Nothing really, except for the really nice tour guide (an M4)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer did not seem to be enthusiastic about my application." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewer could get confrontational unlike what other people said." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was not the best interview experience I had. The interviwer, who is an administrator, lectured me on why I should apply to 10 different medical schools instead of just two. The interviewer also questioned my volunteer and patient contact experience. Overall, if you don't like me in the first place, then why invite me to fly over to St. Louis for an interview!?" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2004

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