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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why GWU?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see your career in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you plan on handling medical school with a family?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I thoroughly examined everything on the website, including the school of public health." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was very impressed with the new hospital, the clinical and surgical simulation training rooms, and the new computerized pathology/histolgy lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The second interviewer was an emeritus faculty who seemed pretty detached and could not answer my questions about some newer programs or about student opportunities in DC." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How easy it is to get around in DC." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Each candidate had a student and a faculty interview. the interviewers filled out a form immediately after the session. The student wanted me to explain to her why she should support my candidacy with the admissions committee. I felt like it was up to me to get the student interviewer on my side, which I did." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2004

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