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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe each of your clinical experiences and tell us what you learned about medicine from them." Report Response

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

"How did you choose your undergraduate school?" 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?

"An ethical scenario in which family members disagreed about end-of-life care for an elderly relative" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A follow-up to the questions of what's wrong with healthcare in this country and what would I do to fix those problems: how would I pay for these solutions?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read a book about healthcare in the US (definitely reccomended), read my application, this site, UW bioethics site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was expecting to be grilled during the interview, but my interviewers tried to make me comfortable and gave me positive feedback on some of my answers; the new small group/ mentoring system " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I know everyone says this, but the tour. I would have liked to see some of the hospital wards " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed the interview day at UW. The staff, faculty, students, and other applicants were friendly. UW started as my top choice, the interview confirmed this, and since I was recently accepted, I will be attending. If you interview here, just relax and try to be yourself. They are looking for genuine people who have at least thought about some of the current topics in healthcare. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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