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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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 do you want to be a MILITARY physician? Although, I have always wanted to be a military physician, so this one was actually very easy to answer. If you have a tough time with this question, then this may not be the school for you." Report Response

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

"Other general stuff." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Both interviews were very conversational. I had two great chats about medicine in the military." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you saw a classmate cheating, what would you do? What if he was your buddy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the admissions manual, twice. Studied up on the military medicine forum on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING. The simulation center was out of this world. Immersive 3d mock casualty extractions and state of the art simulators are sweet. Operation Kerkesner and Bushmaster look like a blast. The students were fantastic. I stayed with a student who was awesome. Hung out with a whole group of first years after my interview. They were all great. The staff, faculty, and almost every student I saw all day stopped to wish me luck and give me advice. Everyone was so nice and really wanted to make you feel like part of their family." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having to wear class B's to the ICM. ACU's are way better." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the subway in DC is Not scary at all. I swallowed all of my gold fillings for nothing. And that DC was actually quite easy to navigate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"As a future military physician, I can think of nowhere else I'd rather be. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2008

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?

10 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?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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