Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why medicine? Why GW? Why D.C.?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any volunteer experience?What would you do if you could not become a physician?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. A good number of "get-to-know-you" questions." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all very standard. Just prepare for the most commonly reported questions from GW that are posted on SDN and you will do great!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult because I prepared for the most common questions posted on SDN for GW." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepared for the most commonly reported questions from GW that are posted on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new GW hospital and the medical school facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of everything. The students seemed a little dorky (but I guess that's probably par for the course)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Washington D.C. actually isn't so ravaged by violence and crime like you hear on the news (at least not in the GW area) and I would feel safe matriculating at GW." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrive in the morning ~10AM, a few talks from the interview guide, a brief talk from the Dean, a brief DVD presentation, ~1 hour tour of the medical school and GW hospital, lunch and talking with first year medical students, then starting around noon we had the actual interviews. Shortly after the interviews we had a brief presentation from the Student Opportunities Office and then we were free to go." 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?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Day's Inn Pentagon (in Arlington Virginia)

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //