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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

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

"What is your personal definition of what a doctor is?" Report Response

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

"What are some of the major issues facing healthcare today?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the definition of a doctor? (My interviewer was the dean of public health...btw, the answer he liked best was a teacher, he didn't seem to fond of 'healer'...)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the definition of a doctor? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, SDN, primary/secondary apps, health policy books and articles, GW website and their mission" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"great great teaching hospital, everything's really technologically advanced and new - very well-kept school (they have simulation patients, the DaVinci robot, patient interviewing rooms), students seem pretty happy, good area" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Washington D.C. as a whole seems really uptight and super conservative, coming from Los Angeles, this was sort of like a culture shock...like going from some culture to none... (apologies to you D.C-ers), also, very little diversity as opposed to what I am used to" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I wouldn't like Washington D.C. so why bother to spend so much money to fly here, to be relaxed! the interview was so conversational" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was super-stressed out, so I basically turned a very relaxed interview into one that was filled with fumbling jibberish, overall, ok school but wouldn't come here (weather was great though)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2004

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