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  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

Closed file

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

"Describe a time you failed or were disappointed. How did you deal with that? " Report Response

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

"Describe your leadership experiences. " Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself (careful not to ramble on this one!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe one of the stories of the refugees you worked with that most impacted you. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you want to change about yourself to prepare yourself for medical school? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, read through secondary, primary, reviewed my research experiences" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"urban location, campus was small but nice, students seemed well-rounded and very friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"LCME probationary status (yikes!), the high tuition and cost of living, something in my gut telling me the students were not very happy to be there...maybe bc my interview day was on an exam day..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"it rained :( also, very few vegetarian lunches were ordered, so if you don't eat meat, pack a snack! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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