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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"So you teach school?" Report Response

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

"How do you know [a medical student at HCOM]?" Report Response

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

"Discussed my personal essay from AMCAS." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some caveats you live by?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were none." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN; MMEP at UAB with a interview component; a friend who matriculated to Howard; practice questions at home by myself" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were so supportive and encouraging. Many stopped by the office to wish us good luck. A few even stopped by and talked with us for a while. Even a faculty memember asked us if we had any questions for him. He said he continues to work at Howard because of the faculty-student relationship that he has not experienced at any other school he worked at, and he worked at some top-notch schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are some students on the admissions committee." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great! I was so impressed with the dedication of the staff and their committment to the goal/mission of HCOM. The students were down to earth and very diverse. Keep it real and be yourself. My interview was more conversational than anything. We identified with one another and actually laughed together. I almost felt I got a little too relax. I was glad to see someone from financial aid go over expenses with us. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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