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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"How do you feel about all the vulgarity on television?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Did you find any huge differences between health care in America vs. France while you were there?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were selected to choose three items for a time capsule to be opened in 500 years, what would you pick?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think the the United States' power is declining and that China will surpass us in power?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application, looked at the website, talked to some students I knew, and read SDN feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students really seemed to emphasize that the atmosphere at Wash U is not competitive; the students seemed very friendly, sociable, and happy; the Barnes-Jewish complex has something like 1400 beds and is top 10 in nearly every specialty; new teaching and learning center is awesome and each 1st/2nd year is assigned their own work area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The first year classes don't sound like they correlate very well with one another; the grading system changes between 1st and 2nd year; the advising program is unclear." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My day had two hour-long breaks in which I sat in the admissions office- the schedule could have been better planned or I should have brought a book." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wash U is an amazing school with wonderful students and faculty. I had a wonderful visit and no major complaints about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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