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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Open file

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

"Interviewer #1: What haven't you done? How is your (basic science) research relevant to medicine? Why did you apply to WUSTL? " Report Response

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

"Interviewer #2 (quality control--closed file) Tell me about yourself & your activities. Strengths & weaknesses. How are you going to deal with the pt population in St Louis?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you going to deal with the pt population in St Louis?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Partied all weekend." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Some of the current students. Excellent facilities for student studying. Lecture I sat in on was excellent with students being in attendance and highly attentive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the current students who came to the pizza party seemed a little bit stressed out and appeared to be hardcore gunners. I think the first year class is way gunner but the second years I met were very chill, talented people. While I wouldn't expect anything less considering the average stats of the students at WUSTL, they should really try to get some more socially adept students to the pizza party. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be accepted despite having what I perceived to be an awful second ("quality control") interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved WashU and could very well be attending next year. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

St. Louis

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2009

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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