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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
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?

8 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What do you like to do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any doubts about being a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Asked about specific activities." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Sell yourself. Tell me why you should be admitted to this school." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school, SDN, read articles." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities, first year is P/F, students seem happy and relaxed, new library and some new classrooms, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students' lives seemed completely immersed in medicine--little outside interests. This could just be the sample I got." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Apparently St. Louis has the highest crime rate in the nation. I was surprised. I felt completely safe there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a wonderful experience. My two interviewers were very impressive. They were both warm and friendly and seemed genuinely interested in me. Both asked about activities on my AMCAS. The second asked about what attracted me to Wash U, and both talked to me about St. Louis and life in the midwest etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

STL

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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