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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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)?

"How did you get here? (i.e. decide on medicine)" Report Response

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

"Please describe a situation in which you failed. What did you learn from it?" Report Response

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

"What does "health" mean to you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does "health" mean to you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. (But it would have been possible to ramble on any of them.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Thoroughly read the GWU website, reviewed interview info on SDN, and reviewed AMCAS and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Global health and policy opportunities available to medical students and the institutional focus on training socially engaged physicians." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"High debt load, tuition, cost of living." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews would be very conversational. Vegetarians may want to inform the interview coordinator of their dietary restrictions ahead of time because they provide a limited number of vegetarian meals otherwise." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was much more impressed by GW than I expected. There were two 30 minute interviews, one with a medical student (2nd or 4th year), and one with a physician." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2009

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?

9 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Mention that vegan or vegetarian interviewees should request an appropriate lunch ahead of time." Report Response

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