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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

60+ 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)?

"tell me about yourself. about your typical day." Report Response

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

"why medicine? why washu?" Report Response

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

"what important lessons did you learn from your research experiences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"tell me what do you think people's impression of your home as separate island entities vary from your own impression." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"a lengthy discussion on genetics, genomics, and special populations" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"review AMCAS and supplemental apps, review common interview question guide, school website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students' personalities, excellent and gigantic facilities, outreach from admissions staff, free night in olin hall, olin buddies, lots of emails, pizza party" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"homelessness, not being able to walk thru farrell learning center as indicated, felt like a ghost town on sunday" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the amount of construction going on (the school is constantly expanding, wow)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"washu med school goes out of their way to make sure that their students (including applicants) are happy. everything from shiny brochures to support for student groups, the infamous nightly pizza parties, and general feeling of student body coherence... all are positive characteristics of this school. food and lodging were good, and mass transit to campus was easy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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