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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"what's unique about......my name here" Report Response

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

"how will you communicate with a patient who doesn't speak your language" Report Response

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

"are you content with your MCAT score" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Well I thought it was interesting when after telling me my MCAT scores were above their average, he asked me whether or not I was happy with my score." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you going to finance your education since I'm an international student" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my AMCAS essays, their website, SDN Forum and feedback. I actuallu PMed some Howard alumni on SDN and they were really helpful...specifically nbmjd" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the camaraderie among the students and my interviewer was awesome...it was liking having a nice conversation with my advisor. My fellow interviewees were also very friendly...eased the tension" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"that i had to wait till 3 something for my interview since they do a fisrt-come-first basis kind of interview. Its really not that cool." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that international students may not be eligible for their MD/PhD eventhough they didn't specify on their website....i'm still waiting to hear from them regarding that issue." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very pleasant" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/04/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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