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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Typical day in your practice? Role of physicians in society? " Report Response

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

"What qualities do you have that will make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"What is wrong with the healthcare system and how would you fix it? Very standard questions - nothing inventive...I guess it's hard to be too inventive when they know nothing about you (closed file)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Failure, and how you dealt with it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, previous interview experience, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities, technology, students, environment, so many opportunities - abroad, preceptorships" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"price, not sure how I feel about the ''exam blocks''" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers had a list of like 7-8 questions from the admissions office, and asked all of them - so there was a lot of repitition b/w my two interviews, and they therefore, seemed structured." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Presentation, tour that was really great - got to see standardized patient rooms, etc, financial aid presentation, lunch w/ M1s and M2s, interviews (one with a med student, one with a physician). Minimal stress." 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?

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

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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