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  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bethesda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

2

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)?

"Why med? Why mil med? Why USUHS?" Report Response

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

"Best book you read in the last year and why?" Report Response

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

"List all leadership experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you know what you are getting yourself into?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any experience in leadership in the field of medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview feedback, made list of talking points" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities, the sim center was awesome (it's an incredibly long day, but you won't regret going on the tour). Several students screamed "come to this school!" to our group during the school tour." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students weren't taking the school, etc. as seriously as I expected. The morning presenters were a bit hostile whenever someone asked about the residency assignment system. Students with non-military background didn't seem to have a very good grasp of military terms, etc. at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How long the day was... lots of walking. Wear comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Open file interviews- but they just have your AMCAS activities and all your PS's. One interviewer basically just read off my AMCAS activities one at a time and asked questions about each and then did something similar with my PS's." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

American Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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