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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • 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?

7 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?

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)?

"What are your strengths and weaknesses" Report Response

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

"Why Howard Med?" Report Response

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

"Where will you work once you graduate from Med School?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had the power to change one thing in healthcare what would it be and how?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"As a physician how would you get the uninsured to come to the hospital?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, 2ndary Application, and AMCAS Application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The constant positive vibe given by students and faculty. I also enjoyed the satisfaction of getting to see a plethra of Black doctors doing it BIG! HUCM has produced some of the worlds greatest surgeons!!! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Their USMLE Step 1 pass rate is considerably low. Also, i didnt like the study facilities they had for their students...but the new library makes up for that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would of known that the order you come in is the order that you interview in...so get there early!!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my day at Howard. They were very much organized and polite. Judith Walk is absolutely the best at making interviewees feel comfortable. They gave us each a stipenf for lunch which was really nice. Overall, i think Howard gets alot of thrashing that it does not deserve. I really think that people need to go there for themselves and not rely on what the haters say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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