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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Name two problems facing health care." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a patient with a tumor who didnt want to recieve treatment because she believed in eastern medicine, what would you do? And what would you do if she tried eastern medicine, it didn't work, and the tumor grew?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you could only give ten tests every month to your patients, and you were out of tests for the month and a patient came in that needed a test?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UW bioethics website, Understanding Healthcare Policy book, discussed health care/ethics with other med applicants" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students both at the school and interviewing with me: the school is really open to more alternative students (ie those who for whom med school is a second career, or have spent time doing different things before going to med school) and as a result, each class is very diverse. All the students i met were really interesting people, and all had had such different experiences. Being a state school, I just assumed it wouldnt be very diverse, but I was really positively suprised when I visited." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities aren't the newest, but it doesnt seem to be a hindrence to the student's education at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the WWAMI program is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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