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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

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)?

"how do you feel about stem cell research?" Report Response

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

"tell us about *****? (experiences from my AMCAS)" Report Response

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

"Specific follow up questions from my application" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Most of the questions were very specific to my the various essays I had written on my application. My interviwers definitely tried to sniff out any BS." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS, looked over the UW bioethics webpage, was up-to-date on current events" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"seattle, cheap, students seemed more laid back than other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour was given by admissions staff, not that she wasn't nice, but it made me think they couldn't find a student willing to do it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are NOT as bad as they are legend to be. Just know a soundbite on different ethical issues...euthanasia, stem cell research, etc." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was prepared for the worst, but it really wasn't that bad. The interviewers were pretty stoic the whole time I talked, but they weren't particularly mean. I to answer every question to the best of my ability while still being genuine...and this approached work, i was accepted." 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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