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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"When you filled out your AMCAS, why did you select GW?" Report Response

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

"Why are you a good fit for GW and why is GW a good fit for you?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your leadership style." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your thoughts on mandatory health insurance?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult, just trying to get to know you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS and secondary to figure out what I wanted to talk about since the interviews are blind, GW website (very informative and dropping the names of programs they have helps), SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities for sure. Everything is brand new and gorgeous. The technology is also awesome... loving the computer-run histology labs. The students are so friendly and helpful as well. Oh and the dean is amazingggggg... I pretty much liked everything!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers was, well interesting towards me to say the least. And obviously cost, but everything is so brand-spankin new there, what do you expect?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How great it is!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a very laid back day. GW prides itself on diversity, and when you meet all the people you interview w/, you'll definitely see that. I had a great time talking w/ the other interviewees so it made the day that much better. The hospital is gorgeous and the Med School building is as well. You interview w/ a student and a faculty member and they are honestly just trying to get to know you. The staff there is so caring, they want to make the day as stress-free as possible." 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?

10 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

BWI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott at Metro

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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