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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Stem cell research has generated heated debate. What are the pros and cons of this issue?" Report Response

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

"How do you intend to make a practice work in an underserved community where patients are generally poor and to a degree uninsured?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who would you put on the cover of Time magazine as the person of the year?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? (because I wanted to be honest but original)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, online information, and campus pre-med question bank." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The first year students enthusiasm at the lunch, the staff, the view of the campus from I-5, and the mulitcultural affairs office." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building was in need of renovations and maze like, and parking on campus sounds like a big challenge." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interview was not designed to showcase my flaws or put me through stress. The faculty wants to see who will fit on the team, they want you to be there so make an attempt to project your enthusiasm and desire to be part of the school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a positive experience. My interview was the last one of the day. I attended the lunch and then waited for quite a while which probably compounded the anticipation. The interviewers were friendly but astute." 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 total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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