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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"Why is your PS MCAT a little lower than your other scores? How did you prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"Why Howard?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of physician do you see yourself as in 15 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did not prepare for this interview. I had been on some before, so I felt I knew what I had to say and what questions to ask. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"''The Family'' atmosphere. The students and faculty are big on that. It's nice because its obvious not an admissions trick, its real. The great students, not subpar by any means. These people specifically choose to go to Howard over other schools because of the atmosphere. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are kind of old. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"What a great place Howard is. It has definitely moved up on my list. I wish the facilities were newer; that would bring it to the top of the list. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Totally changed my mind based on stupid thiings I've heard on SDN and from friends. It seems like a great place, and I would be honored if I got in. AND...cheaper than most private schools. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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