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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"tell me about your family" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself (one interview was closed file)" Report Response

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

"what is the most significant experience you've had in deciding to go into meds" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"this is your time to really let them know what you're about, so make sure you can articulate your application well. that can be difficult if you are caught off-guard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what will be the toughest part of going to med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"i've had a bunch of interviews, those were enough prep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"this is the most well-rounded school i have visited. the patient population is diverse, the research is top notch, the students are friendly, and the usmle scores are through the roof. i encourage you to apply to this school because it is awesome!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the only possible knock against this school you could have is that it is the location (ie in the midwest). this doesn't bother me, but to some it matters." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the school does a great job emailing you every detail of your interview day, so you know exactly what's going to happen and you can read up on your interviewers. thus, there were no surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i loved this place and it seemed like everyone else i was there with loved it too" 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

olin hall

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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