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  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bethesda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell me about your motivation for military medicine." Report Response

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

"What motivates you to persue a career in medicine." Report Response

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

"Why should the government invest hundreds of thousands of dollars into your medical education?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This school is very unique. Many applicants are intimidated by the service committment and the military basis of this school. Fortunately, I was made to feel very relaxed and I learned a lot about all the benefits that come with the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students loved their school! Not a single person seemed stressed out nor did I hear anyone complain. It seemed like everybody was working together through their classes." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My wife came with me onto the base she toured the campus with me. Although the admissions said that she was fine, I got some weird looks and statements regarding her presence." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You should be over confident and talkative in your interviews especially with anyone from the military. Give them something good to write on their evaluation sheet." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relaxed, maybe too relaxed. Both interviewers recommended me for acceptance, but they both wrote in their evaluations that I was very well-mannered and quiet, and I did not "brag" enough about my accomplishments." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn and Suites, Gaithersburg

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2003

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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