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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

3

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)?

"Ethics: a woman has expressed the past that she never wants to be on a breathing machine. Three monthes later, she must go on a breathing machine or die. You get her to try it for a week. After six days on the machine, she is progressing positively and she wants the breathing machine removed. You are not certain that she is ready, but she wants it done now. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you couldn't do anything medically related (i.e. can't be a nurse, pa, doctor, emt, etc)" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In all of your clinical experience, what made the biggest impression on you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Be prepared to debate your position on health insurance. That took up the most of my interview." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"newpapers, magazines, my application, UW bioethics, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The quality of the facilities and the political lean of my interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew a lot about the program ahead of time, nothing really surprised me" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My tour and lunch were very positive. Meeting students who attend UWSOM was great and being able to spend some time with the other students interviewing was fun. The interview itself was very negative. I was prepared to give both sides of an issue and state my opinion and why, but the interviewer cross examined me in a very agressive manner. He was annoyed with me when I refused to agree with his position on health insurance." 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?

2 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?

12/13/2005

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

6 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?

8 out of 10

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