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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Lot's of questions about academic background and activities." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you learn from your doctor shadowing experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you bring to WashU?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"AMAZINGLY facilities, friendly students, lots of opportunities to interact with 1st-4th year students. Also kept well fed!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dorms, if anything. They weren't awful, but could probably use an update." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The metro link only gives change back in coin form! That's a LOT of coins for a 20. Bring some 1s or a 5 and some change as well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Some students will have 2 interviews because WashU does internal reviews to make sure interviews are fair and accurate. It doesn't mean anything either way so don't sweat it!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 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?

8 out of 10

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