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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? " Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What is your biggest failure/achievement? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your biggest accomplishment? Describe your biggest failure? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If I asked your friends what quirk bothers them the most about you, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"GWU booklet online, mock interview, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dean Scott was sooo enthusiastic, he really had a lot to share and portrayed the school the way it actually is ("to not train you to be just an ordinary doctor, but someone who is going to be leading the healthcare decisions in our country"). The students during lunch were all really nice and liked it there a lot." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library looked kind of dingy and old. The lockers in the hallways looked like a high school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone on the group (approx 10) were all really nice and normal ppl! They hand you a folder at the beginning of the day with all of your info, including who you will be interviewing with and what time. Very comfortable the entire time, nothing to stress about at all. The student interviewer was a slightly less conversational than the faculty interviewer, but even then, very casual interview. Both started out with..."So tell me about yourself"" 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?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

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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