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

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Why UW?" Report Response

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

"What kind of doctors did you shadow in high school?" Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was given a question where I was asked to role play being a doctor to a family that came in. Basically, the wife (who was not present) was pregnant and wanted and abortion. The rest of the family (the grandparents and the husband, who were present) didn't want and abortion. They came to me to ask what I could do. What was tough is that I actually had to play a doctor instead of just answering a question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as the most interesting question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the UW bioethics site, stayed up to date on research/health topics, mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The commitment to community!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are somewhat old, but the teachiing equipment and other opportunities make up for it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Only one of the people interviewing you had full access to my application. The other two couldn't see my grades or MCAT score." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this interview was pretty relaxed. The faculty and admissions staff really try hard to make you feel comfortable. They know that this can be a stressful experience. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/03/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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