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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Do you have an family members that attended/worked at Howard? Do you have any family who are in medicine? (he asked me this like 2 or 3 times)" Report Response

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

"What do you think you will NOT like about being a physician? What will your daily routine be like? " Report Response

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

"What makes you different from all of the other applicants? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where does HUCM rank in your prospective schools?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I felt really hard pressed by the "don't you have any family members in medicine" because I don't, and the interviewer made me feel like that was bad. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, lots of deep breaths" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"True sense of community amongst the students. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lots of construction, which is good for the long term, but was not favorable as an interviewee. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interview day was great! I met lots of great, helpful people. HUCM is at the top of my list! " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2008

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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Start an online secondary application. Also, more options for the application fee payment." Report Response

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