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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 experiences do you have outside of the sciences that interests you?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be the most difficult part of medical school for you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I got ten of your closest friends together what are the things they would say drove them crazy about you? Translated: what are your character flaws, or as I like to think of it, my character strengths presented as flaws when they are actually strengths ;)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. There were no ethical questions or any HMO/PPO pop quizzes." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website and reviewed my strengths weaknesses and the usual tell me about ourself response." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid back nature of the interviews. The Office of Student Opportunites' committment to helping student find opportunites." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I could not get a student host. The cost of the hotels in the area. The cost of transporation in the area. The lack of funding from GWU interms of student activities and etc. The medical students that came in did not seem to have lives outside of school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the trip from the airport to the school lasts no longer than 20 minutes and I could have done a same day trip without spending the night in a roach motel-Days Inn in Arlington." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As far as the school goes, they don't try to hard ball you or make your life difficult during the interviews. GWU is a very expensive school in a very expensive area and I feel that the school should provide more merit based scholarships and institutional loans for students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2006

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

7 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

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