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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 do you want to be a doctor? Why GW?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your medical experiences abroad." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After seeing the limitations to medicine that you have [in South Africa], what makes you still want to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When did you decide you wanted to become a physician? (no hard questions!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, my secondary application and my personal statement, read up on recent medical news" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school and its facilities are amazing, the students who came to eat with us were very down to earth and showed us just how un-competitive they were with each other, the schools record and all the opportunities it offers you for international and political involvement, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The PRICE of the school and the AREA to live in! :-(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"HOTELS ARE EXPENSIVE and hard to come by. Make reservations EARLY." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

An EXPENSIVE one...

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2006

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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