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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

2

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)?

"Tell me about yourself. (close file interview so be prepared for this question! it's usually the first thing they ask)" Report Response

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

"How do you see healthcare changing in the future? What do you think are qualities you need to have to be a physician in such a rapidly changing field?" Report Response

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

"What led to medicine? What are 3 qualities you think are important for a physician to have? Why GWU? What do you think is the biggest challenge to healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time you've failed. What are some of your leadership experiences? Tell me about your path to medicine. Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you see as your biggest challenge as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think is the biggest challenge to healthcare today? How do you think this will affect your practice as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Make sure you can answer "tell me about yourself" and "why medicine". review health care reform, review PS and secondary application, look over GWU website for curriculum info and specific reasons I applied to/want to attend GWU" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Really impressed with the diverse and interesting student body. They were all so willing to talk with us [the interviewees] and answer all our questions. There also appeared to be a lot of camaraderie and collaboration between the students. Everyone seemed really happy with their choice. I also thought the sim lab was impressive. LOVED the schools location and the fact that the hospital is right across the street" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. I really enjoyed my experience, but was a little flustered by the faculty interview and all the health policy/ future of healthcare questions. I wish I had thought through my answers to those questions a little more." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It really was a pretty low stress day but I wish I had focused more on healthcare reform/policy changes during my interview prep." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2011

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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