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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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)?

"what are some of the challenges in primary care medicine that you've seen/experienced?" Report Response

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

"tell us about what you've read in the news recently that you think is a significant advancement in science." Report Response

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

"is there anything else on your application that you'd like to tell us about? (surprisingly, i didn't get any ethics questions)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"reapplicant question: aside from your grades/activities, how do you think you've changed as a person?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"follow-up to fixing problems in health care: How do you propose we recruit and retain more physicians in underserved areas? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed amcas and secondary, UW bioethics website, health08.org, practiced answers to common interview questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how there are so many service/learning opportunities available - alot of travel abroad options too" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the students didn't seem very enthusiastic about their classes/professors - some choose to skip lecture and learn the material on their own" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the students here spend alot of hours in class every week (back to back lectures in a windowless room) - supposedly more classroom hours than most other med schools" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"tour in the morning, followed by presentation and lunch with 2nd years. interviews were in the afternoon - it was pretty intimidating sitting at the end of a long table across from two md's and one med student. but overall they were very nice and genuinely wanted to know more about me. i can see how they are trying to make the experience much less stressful than previous years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/29/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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