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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"What have you failed at, and what have you learned from it? " Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What other things do you do for fun? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you handle being overwhelmed while in medical school? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, questions from SDN feedback, research from the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything about this school is NEW, and I was very impressed by the facilities. The first year medical students that came by to visit also seemed really happy and enthusiastic about being there, not only to answer our questions, but also in being at the school in general. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were some scheduling delays for my interview, but this was due to a lost ID, nothing the school could have controlled. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview is so casual that your interviewers don't dress up formally! My student interviewer wore jeans, and my doctor interviewer came straight from work. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very casual, and the interviewers did their very best to make it a stress-free experience. Actually, I had to watch my casual tone once or twice because of being drawn into this comfortable atmosphere. Conversation flowed well, and in my case, questions seemed to connect to what I, myself, had brought up. " 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

IAD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 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?

8 out of 10

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