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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me about a time you failed. What did you learn from it?" Report Response

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

"What is a problem in the U.S. health care system and how would you propose to fix it?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor, tell me about yourself, tell me about your community service activities, why GW, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the last novel you read." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Lots of mock interviews, read the GW handbook and website, did online research on the U.S. and Canadian health care systems, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything. The hospital and simulation lab facilities are amazing, and all the equipment was state-of-the-art. The students were extremely friendly and seemed to really enjoy their experience at GW. Also, the location is great - right in the middle of D.C." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Besides the obvious cost, nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both my student and faculty interviewers were extremely kind and laidback, but since the interviews were only 25 min, they felt rushed. They asked the basic questions... pretty much all covered by postings on SDN." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2006

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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