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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

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)?

"Why the C's and low mcat score?" Report Response

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

"Which other schools did you apply to?" Report Response

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

"You don't seem disadvantaged, so why do you say you are?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You don't seemed disadvantaged, so why do you consider yourself diadvantaged?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult, because he only asked three questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, reviewed applicaiton, researched the school, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their willingness to admit why they have problems with accreditation and how they view the problem. Also a well planned financial aid presentation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer was sloppy and dirty looking. He only asked three questions. I didn't mind the questions, it just seemed like he was going through the motions and didn't really care about getting to know me as an applicant. So I asked him more questions than he asked me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Which Hotels were better places to stay than the one I stayed in. The admissions office should at least have a list of good, reasonably priced hotels and which airport to use. Since other schools offer this type of assistance, Howard should as well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pleasant and informative." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

IAD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge Inn, DC Gateway

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

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?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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