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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What other schools did you apply to ? " Report Response

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

"What would stop you from coming to Howard? " Report Response

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

"What can we do to persuade you to come to Howard?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What traits do successful physicians have but you do not have? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Few, if any, difficult questions. The questions were direct and standard interview fare. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I pracxticed in front of a mirror, reviewed the studentdoctor.com post on interviews, and harassed my family, friends, and mentors into giving me mock interviews. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and fcaulty are all very tight-knit and enthusiastic about Howard. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities were a .little old. However, there were several new addition. So, I guess there is a balance. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Howard's facility may be better than Georgetown's. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, my experience was good. The students and faculty are inviting and the interview itself is pretty stress-free. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/26/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Invest in an electronic application!! Also , please accept credit card payments. At present, howard" Report Response

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