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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?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

3

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)?

"Discuss the current state of medicine in this country and how you would fix the problems." Report Response

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

"Discuss morals issues in medicine. (i.e. abortion, physician assisted suicide, pharmicists refusal to fill abortion pill prescriptions)" Report Response

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

"How would you tell an elderly person with pancreatic cancer they would not be receiving life extending treatments because their insurance (private or medicare) only covers pain management for those with a terminal illness?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Should a physician take part in carrying out a death penalty sentence?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you tell an elderly person with pancreatic cancer they would not be receiving life extending treatments because their insurance (private or medicare) only covers pain management for those with a terminal illness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read medical journals/articles, Wall Street Journal, practiced with family and advisors, and took time to reflect on my decision to complete a medical degree and what I wanted from a medical school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers interest in my personal life and who I was. They weren't completely concerned with how well read I was, although current medical issues were discussed at length." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was almost fifteen minutes late starting. If I arrive that late to the interview, they would have rejected me for sure. I wish they should have shown me the same courtesy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This may sound arrogant, but I was well prepared for this school and was not suprised by anything." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2004

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