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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Tell me about yourself - why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a patient that was specially remarkable during your experience X." Report Response

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

"Why medicine and not another helping profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A role playing scenario." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your grades (have low GPA). All questions came right out of my app." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my application, think of answers for common questions and ethical scenarios (but they didn't ask me any)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly interviewers and staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Wish there were more presentations about the school, curriculum, etc. Didn't get a complete feel for the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking is a bit of a hike from the building where interviews were held. There is no reason to carry a portfolio around. Water, tea and coffee was provided. Carry your coat around during the tour, it's cold there! Wish I had not stayed so close to the campus, I felt unsafe walking around at night looking for a place to have dinner." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I know this is supposed to be a great school, but my interview day was so short and I did;t get a full idea of the school's culture and vibe." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Deca

Would you recommend the hotel?

No

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Monday

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Have more presentations on the interview date so that applicants can get a better sense of the school, it's culture and whether or not they want to attend." Report Response

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