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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 Military Medicine? What was your biggest disappointment, and how did you deal with it? What is something that you wish to improve on?" Report Response

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

"What leadership experiences have you had? What is your take on traveling and relocating to different places?" Report Response

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

"What will be your "support structure" if you attend here? How and when did you decide to pursue medicine? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you deal with stressful situations that you come unprepared for?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you wanted to enter military medicine, why didn't you consider an HPSP scholarship instead?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Glanced over the USUHS Catalog. Reviewed the Interview Feedback on SDN. Wrote up potential interview questions. Read over my AMCAS and USUHS personal statements." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall environment was very friendly and positive. All the MS1 and 2 students were very kind and enthusiastic. Presentations really helped with my understanding of USUHS." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lunch menu only consisted of a single item: chicken caesar salad or a sandwich of your choice. The taste wasn't great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Since traffic is HORRIBLE in Washington, D.C, it took me an hour just to get to the school from IAD. It's better to go with BWI airport because there's no traffic on the way." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall great experience" 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?

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?

IAD (Dulles)

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?

10/02/2008

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?

10 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?

6 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?

5 out of 10

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