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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 was the most interesting question?

"Tell me more about your research project, and how it relates to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing. The interviewer was very chatty and we mostly expanded on things I had done or written in the AMCAS." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, ethics, WashU website (none of which were necessary)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Flexibility of curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was only one interview, and that WashU invites A LOT of ''qualified'' applicants. Plus, although WashU is highly ranked, they did not quite sell the program well; it doesn't seem to have many unique or innovative aspects." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"WashU is not very strong in general practice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started extremely early, with the intro spiel, followed by a tour, about 2 free hours, lunch, interview." 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?

4-6 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?

STL

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2007

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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