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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What was your research experience?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"What books have you recently read? (He specifically asked if I'd read any Russian fiction)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your research experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read pamphlet, brushed up on past research expreiences, read this site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Fabulous facilities - fabulous curriculum - student body very open and friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview seemed almost TOO easy-going. Especially after some of us interviewees compared notes. Some of them seem to have gotten grilled." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the pizza party was a good opportunity to meet lots of students. I had too many obligations to make it. Also, Wash U is pretty open about the fact that they tend to lean toward specialization rather than primary care." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very easygoing. The interviewer seemed to already have a good impression of me and seemed to ask questions to simply confirm it. Then he spent the rest of the time telling me historical medical anecdotes. The breakfast, orientation, tour and lunch meetings were great. Everyone was very helpful. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2004

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