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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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 a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Where do you see yourself in 12 years? (follow-up) What challenges do you foresee in your plan?" Report Response

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

"Why rural medicine? (TRUST applicant)" Report Response

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

"Besides money, what is one thing the community you work in lacks? (I work on an impoverished native american reservation)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If given $15 million dollars to promote healthcare in your community, how would you go about constructing a plan to use that money, and what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In the clinic you work in, how do the doctors maintain their work-life balance? Have you spoken to them about it? (this was a follow up to a question i was asked about future challenges, and I said work-life balance. It was difficult because the docs I work with don't struggle so much with work-life balance, they seem to know their boundaries. Just caught me off guard a little)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, the Healthcare Handbook by Askin & Moore, youtube videos, reading current news" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were much friendlier than I anticipated. They showed emotion and laughed and smiled throughout the interview. Was overall pleasant. The current students were very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I interviewed at the Spokane campus and overall the interview day was lackluster. The entire day was maybe 2.5-3 hours. All they showed us during the tour was the gym and the medical student building, which was shoved WAY back in the corner of campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be so bare-bones, and lunch would suck!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

airbnb

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/6/18

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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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