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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What leadership experiences do you have?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about one of your mentors and how they affected you." Report Response

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

"What was a time when you were in a difficult situation, and how did you overcome it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There were two separate interviews, one with a student and one with a faculty member. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself. (So vague!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, taking a shower beforehand" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Track program, excellent clinical training, grading and student cooperation, international programs, location in DC, excellent hospital right next door, simulated/robotic patient facilities, overall strength of the program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Probation status (though it sounded like it had more to do with academic committee structure than anything else that affects students and should be resolved by January), cost (tuition and living in DC). Also didn't get to interact with students very much (not really a negative, just wish we'd gotten more of a feel for the student community)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview coordinator would be absolutely gorgeous *blush*" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is amazing. There is almost nothing I didn't like about this place. The program sounds exciting, and I would be very happy to go here." 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?

10 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?

Reagan (has a Metro stop)

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Inn of Rosslyn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2009

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?

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Schedule our time a little better. Better student Q&A. More time for lunch." Report Response

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