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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What have you done differently since applying last year? Outside of your music and volunteering, what do you like to do for fun? Say today was a sunny May 15th, how would you spend your day?" Report Response

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

"What other schools did you apply to? What books do you read? Why do you choose a mathematics major? How will you use mathematics in medicine? Do you feel the same passion for science that you do for math? " Report Response

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

"Ethics question: say it's the summer after your first year of med school, you've been shadowing a physician in rural Alaska, and a patient comes in needing a wound cleaned and bandaged. He has been in twice before for a clean dressing and you have performed the work under the supervision of the doctor. This time the doctor tells you to start and he'll be in in 5 minutes. After you start you realize the doctor hasn't shown up - the nurses tell you he is busy with another patient and to go ahead. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think family practice is dying away in America?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the most important feedback you have received (in any context)? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, NEJM, looked over my application, stretched" Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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