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  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bethesda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why medicine, why surgery, why now? (I'm old)." Report Response

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

"Talk about specific volunteer experiences." Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine do you want to practice, why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about learning procedures on a living animal who will later be euthanized?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were too difficult or unexpected. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"MSAR, SDN feedback, asked other students their experience, pre-application visit to the school, reviewed apps, read current topics in medical journals (yes, this is my first choice school - I'm not really a gunner)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student enthusiam, two MS1s with similar backgrounds sought me out before the interview (I didn't know them before), great facilities, great instructors, the list goes on and on " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing new - and for the military people interviewing, you really can leave your cover in the car (no hat no salute area throughout the school and you don't leave the school for the tours)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great overall experience - solidified my choice with this school as top pick." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Omni Shoreham

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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