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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why GW, why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How would you fix the healthcare situation in the US?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you use your public health background in your medical practice?1" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is wrong with the US healthcare system and how would you fix it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, Healthcare Meltdown and other healthcare websites/books, 2 mock interviews, researched GW, re-read AMCAS and secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Amazing facilities, CLASS on 6th floor of hospital with SIM man and standardized patients, new hospital, endless amount of opportunities and living in Washington, DC." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Of course cost of living and tuition, but in reality, it's only a bit more than the other private schools (esp. East Coast schools)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nope, I came from GW but if you're here for the first time, use the metro (Foggy Bottom-GWU on Orange Line). It lets you off right in-between the hospital and Ross Hall." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back. I was only stressed because it was my first interview and I didn't know what to expect but if you're going, just relax. You will have a student and faculty interview, closed file, and they will ask basic questions, i.e. Why medicine, why GW, tell me about yourself. The interviews were shorter than I had expected, but very pleasant." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

At school facility

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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