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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?

5 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)?

"Why Howard? " Report Response

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

"What qualities do you think a good doctor should possess?" Report Response

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

"Do you speak any languages?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of managed care? Would you change it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really--very conversational interview" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"interview prep guide, Howard website, reviewed AMCAS/secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tablet PCs that all the students are required to have are really nice. The new Health Sciences library is also beautiful, very modern and up-to-date. Seems like a great place to study" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It seemed (and I could be totally wrong) that most students are either in class, in the library studying, or at home. Not as many student organizations/student life activities as would have hoped. Would have liked to see the hospital on the tour" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing--but if you didn't already know, they give out interview slots based on the time of your arrival in the morning so keep that in mind" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrived at 8AM. Signed in, filled out the secondary (which can take anywhere from 1/2 hour to an hour). Sat in on the last 10 minutes of a class. Started presentations at 10AM (overview of Howard, financial aid, curriculum). Lunch with student tour guides in the hospital cafeteria, 1/2 hour tour. Then interviews!" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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