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  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"When did you start school? 1999. What are you doing right now? I am finishing up my last semester. Why in the world would it take you five years to complete a four year degree? Because I started majoring in computer science." Report Response

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

"What are your grades like? (they are not supposed to ask because it is closed file) My grades are good. How good? I have only had one A-. What the rest are C's? Ha Ha very funny." Report Response

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

"What is your MCAT score? A 35. Do you think that is good? I think it is okay. No, a 36 is okay. (remember thier average accepted is a 28) It was about this time I really started chuckling at the irony. Oh by the way, I got accepted to their school and gladly turned it down. I got a full tuition scholarship at a much better school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why in the world would it take you five years to complete a four year degree?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My favorite philosipher....What about him did you like? I don't know much about philosophy!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"nothing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was lame. The students were stressed. The school was way over priced and they had poor board scores. The whole atmosphere sucked." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the board scores were lower than the national average!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview sucked, but I already had decided it wasn't for me before the interview. I had acceptances with scholarships at good schools." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2004

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