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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?

2 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?

35 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)?

"What do you like about GW?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself (it sounds easy, but practice for this one--make sure you have a few points that you make sure you get across)" Report Response

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

"What do yuo do for fun? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your definition of diversity?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your definition of diversity?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I went thru the school website and made sure I knew about the features of the school and its program that I was most interested in, SDN, my AMCAS and secondary, talked to a friend who has interviewed their 2 yrs ago" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"GW has really amazing facilities--a great Peds hospital, an excellent simulation lab (where first yrs get to spend regular hrs practicing--unlike many schools with a sim lab where you spend only a few hrs there in your whole first yr), they have an excellent new track program that allows you to focus your medical education on a particular area that interests you (i.e. global health), b/c of it's location there are countless opportunities open to you to get involved with community activities (medical, political, etc.), the interviewers were very relaxed and just wanted to get to know you, and the students we spoke with seemed very down-to-earth and were very enthusiastic about their reasons for having chosen GW (they seemed like people I would feel comfortable having as my peers)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. Just relax, there is seriously nothing to be nervous about. Just make sure you know why you feel you are a good fit for GW and why GW is a good fit for you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed everything about my visit to GW. Everyone we met that day was very nice and I felt very comfortble. They made a strong effort to give us a good feel for all aspects of a medical education at GW (classes, elective options, financing). " 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?

10 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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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