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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What are some of your positive qualities that will help you as a physician? What are some of your negative qualities that you will have to work on during your training to become a physician?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else that you would like me to know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting -- just a general conversation about my background and my motivations for becoming a physician" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Typical question, but still difficult -- What negative qualities will you have to work on while training to become a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my AMCAS and GW secondary, read the GW website material" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Simulated Surgery room and the clinical skills practice program were very impressive. The students were very friendly and willing to share their likes and dislikes of GW." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost of tuition and cost of living in D.C." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview days ends pretty early (around 1:30-2'ish) -- don't book your return flights too late!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked GW a lot more than I thought. The interview coordinator is very easygoing. Also, Dean Scott came and gave a nice, motivational speech about the school." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

IAD

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?

12/02/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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