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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

Two 1-on-1 interviews lasting 25-minutes each

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 do you lead others?" Report Response

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

"What qualities do you have that would make you a good physician?" Report Response

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

"What do you do outside of class and work as a hobby or to relax?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which class did you take, not required for your major, did you enjoy the most and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain a time where you did not listen to instructions correctly and how you handled that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, SDN, reviewed my C.V., primary app, secondary app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview with the medical student was really relaxed and conversational." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't think the facilities were too interesting. I thought the interview questions I received from the faculty member were more about personal characteristics and merited answers that could easily sound corny, cliché, or possibly arrogant." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews were at the end of the day and not the beginning and how relaxed the interviews were." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress over this interview! Just be able to describe your basic background and interests in medicine and GWU. Seems like a great academic community and curriculum format. Wish I got to see more of the campus and facilities though!" 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?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Dulles

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

4 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 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?

"Maybe send a follow-up email the week before the interview just as a reminder and confirmation that everything is set. After the initial interview invitation email months in advance, I didn't receive any followup." Report Response

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