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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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)?

"What do you think about the current health care reform? (The question was pretty broad. I was just asked about my opinion and we didn't go in to too much detail)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family. Why do both you and your sister want to become physicians? Why medicine and was there an epiphany that substantiated your decision?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me? ( I was asked this 3 times)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you compare the health care system in the country you lived as compared to the US. ( This came up because I spent some time in another country)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you compare the education system in the country you lived versus in the US. ( This came up because I lived in another country while completing my undergraduate degree)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepared around 3 questions that I could ask the interviewer. Read about the health care reform. Read about the school. Practiced talking to friends/family. The interview here was pretty chill, so don't worry. Everyone's friendly and they just want to get to know your personality, because that's something they can't read from your file." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people. Everyone was really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"People usually put the residence hall here,as something about that was negative, but I can't comment on that since I didn't stay there or get to see the facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That carrying a purse around is ok for girls. ( Seems silly I know) I kept running to the locker room every time I needed to get something from my bag." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview at Washington University was really relaxed. It's in your best interest if you're relaxed as well, and that you enjoy your time there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 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?

10 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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