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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"I don't know anything about you except for your name. Tell me a little bit about yourself and who you are." Report Response

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

"What do you think the biggest healthcare problem facing the physicians of our generation will be?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to GW?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could have dinner with anyone tonight, dead or alive, who would it be and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something about yourself (a fact, a story, an experience) that I wouldn't be able to see on paper if I were able to open your file and read it right now." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day was very relaxed and well organized. The facilities are pretty amazing and the students were enthusiastic/informative when we had lunch with them." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The statistic that the average GW Med student leaves with close to $160K of debt." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"2 interviews: 1 student, 1 faculty. Both were very conversational and laidback. It was a little odd, because my student interviewer asked me the standard questions you would expect to get from a faculty interviewer (e.g., why medicine, why GW, which specialty, tell me about US healthcare issues...) while my faculty interviewer just chatted with me about my experiences/ECs." 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?

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/08/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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