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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why an M.D. and not a PhD?" Report Response

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

"You went to a Junior College. Do you think that will help or hurt your chances of getting into medical school?" Report Response

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

"Three patients are brought into your hospital, a drunk driver and two people he hit. You only have enough blood to save one of them because the roads are closed. Who do you save?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Before Tom Daschle stepped down from office, what was his plan for health care reform and do you think it would have worked? (I went to school in South Dakota where he is from.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us what you know about Tort Reform in Wyoming." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Bodenheimer's book, kept up on current events, talked with current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The endless options the school has to offer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There can be as many as 200 students in second year classes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they actually had very few scripted questions. Most of their questions, including the ethical questions, were built off of the things I had said previously or listed in my application." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My impression of UW was that they place much more importance on the interview than your actual stats." 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?

In 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Seatac

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/19/2009

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?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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