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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?

4 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?

60+ 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 kind of volunteer work have you done?" Report Response

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

"Describe a stressful situation in your life." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None--one interview was a conversation, the other was by-the-book (Tell me about yourself; Why medicine; Strengths; What you would fix about health care; Volunteer work...)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced briefly for stock questions. Hot bath the night before the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the congeniality of the staff and students, and the classrooms. Did I mention the shiny new hospital and the entire floor dedicated to student clinical skills?" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish we could have seen more of said shiny new hospital, but otherwise, nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That when they say the GW interview process is stress-free, they really mean it. They try very hard to make you at ease and they're very enthusiastic." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Information session, video, lunch (nice boxed with fruit and salad). Then student interview, followed by waiting/chatting and then professor interview. The student interview was very low-key, the professor interview somewhat stiff and definitely standard questions." 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?

10 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2006

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

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