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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • 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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. (ugh!)" Report Response

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

"What are some of your specific plans for helping the underserved after residency?" Report Response

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

"Why did you get these two C's? Explain." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Since you've been out of school for going on two years, what makes you confident that you will excel at the medical school curriculum?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, friend that is a med student at Howard who interviewed last year" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"My advice for this interview is to just be yourself and KNOW your application. The interview is open file and if they see something on your application that doesn't look good, they WILL grill you about it. Be prepared to have explanations (not excuses) for all that is "iffy" on your application." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton on Embassy Row

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/29/2011

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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