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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What characteristics do you think make a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Very standard questions--student interview was very conversational, faculty interview read straight of a sheet of paper" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I see you're from a small town--could you handle living in the city?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time you failed. What did you learned from it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, admissions bulletin" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new hospital is amazing. The whole 6th floor is dedicated to teaching medical students. They're also redone some of the classrooms-ex no more microscopes. DC would be a great place to live. Students seemed really happy to be there, and they highly recommended the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost-but I already knew that. Living in DC would be expensive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When they said the metro was across the street from the med school, they really meant it was right across the street inbetween school and hospital." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low stress interview. Most of the questions came from here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

GWU Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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