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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"ethics of treatment resources used on patients not following doctors orders/making lifestyle changes" Report Response

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

"health policy...what is wrong and how to fix the system?" Report Response

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

"what do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do we make health care more affordable and available in this country?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"An ethical question about continuing to use scarce resources on a patient who was a chronic alcoholic." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read a health care policy book (Do this or be prepared to be stumped on a lot of questions!) kept up on the news." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Exciting program with too many unique features to even begin to describe, enthusiastic and happy students, serious but not scary interview, amazing location." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are not as impressive as at other schools, but this is really a positive, because it means the university sees peripheral things like dressing up medical school lecture halls as secondary to more important things like providing excellent patient care opportunities and a great faculty. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The physical facilities are really unremarkable...if you're into that kind of thing, UW will not impress you. also, the interview is not as scary as everyone makes it out to be, just more serious than the average get to know you junk. They are testing your knowledge of health care systems, current events, and compatibility with their mission. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't be scared-no one is trying to 'get' you. But DO be prepared for a serious discussion of health care policy, insurance, managed care, lack of primary care physicians in the US, etc. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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