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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"If I thought my mom was proud of me, and if my brother and I let her know we appreciated her support." Report Response

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

"What do you think of Thoroughbred racing (I detest it). I'm sure this has to do with the fact that I was a ranch hand for six years." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about my family. He seemed to find a kindred spirit in my mom. It was nice talking about her." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing. This was a very relaxed conversation. He even offered me a Coke to drink, bless his heart." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up about the school online and on the MSAR book." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The research, the facilities, the interesting and happy students, the curriculum, the Saturday free clinic, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely nothing. Honest. I was smitten with WashU." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they give this neat little care package of a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, and a deodorant wipe-type thing when you arrive to Olin Hall. I still use the toothbrush (unsanitary)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"So impressive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Lambert-St. Louis Airport

Where did you stay?

At school facility

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?

10/13/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

9 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Just keep being as welcoming as you were when I was there!" Report Response

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