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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Case study referenced earlier." Report Response

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

"Do you think there's anything wrong with the health care system in the U.S.? If so, how would you go about repairing it?" Report Response

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

"How has your major (Psychology) prepared you for medicine, and would you like to use it in your future specialty?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of music do you enjoy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A case study about a young child with sickle-cell, obesity, depression, and lots of other bad stuff going on. How would I try getting through to him in order to help turn his life around?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"My grandma made me breakfast and I ate it. Also, I stared into the mirror and told myself that I can't blow this interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were absolutely amazing. Everyone was extremely helpful and all of the students seemed genuinely happy to be there. The location is amazing, right across from Forest Park, and near great shopping, food, and entertainment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"When I was leaving the parking lot after the interview, the gate wouldn't go up. Turns out I had to push a button to call security." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everyone at the interview was a lot smarter than me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview was great. I actually had fun, which is weird, because I usually dread things like this. I love St. Louis, I love the school, the people, the treatment I received. I probably won't get in, but at least I gave it my best shot." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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