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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why GW?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself, where you came from, what you're doing now." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Standard questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are some of the challenges you think you will encounter as a physician practicing with the current health care system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at this website, read over application, read school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities - GWU has a new hospital in which some of the teaching areas are located, such as rooms in which standardized patients are seen and the SIM man. The curriculum is set up to make students good clinicians. The dean, rep from the student activities office, and clinician I interviewed with were very friendly and enthusiastic. Faculty were incredibly " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"*The students did not seem to be happy here. One outright told us that she went to GW because she didn't get in anywhere else. Other students and even one of the admissions staff members that spoke to us seemed very apathetic about the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Research opportunities are sought on your own. The school's focus is very much on primary care." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Faculty seemed nice and excited about the school, but I didn't meet any happy students. Too bad, because it seems like you get a good clinical background there and that the faculty are accessible and love to teach." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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