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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?

1 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"1. You are on president Obama's health advisory team. What two things would you urge him to do/consider" Report Response

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

"You mentioned in rationing in your personal statement. What place do you think rationing has in the US health care system?" Report Response

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

"Was X experience your longest shadowing experience? Is there a patient that still stands out to you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"#2" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My excom member asked me to give two selling points for him to use during his presentation of my app. during the excom meeting" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews, interviews at other schools, NYT.com, read a policy book" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Good grief. This school is almost too awesome. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Uh...can't use financial aid for car payments? I was hoping to get a Volvo to get me around WWAMI land. Oh well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice everyone is! How to get from the Triangle garage to the Med. center without having to walk outside in the rain :(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Note to future interviewees: The role-play is NOT a standardized question, each person has a different scenario and you really have to think on your feet. Luckily the questions aren't hard and you just have to come off like a rational, decent human being. " 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?

4 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2009

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?

6 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing what they're doing? Seriously, everyone here is SO nice, and does so much to make you fee" Report Response

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