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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"Why did you choose to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What has been your experience with family medicine?" Report Response

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

"What would you like for us to know about you that we haven't asked you about yet?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If President Obama approached you to help solve a local obesity problem, how would you go about making a difference in the community?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Role play involving parents insulting their child in front of you, the physician." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School is very upfront about what they want to see/hear during the interview - all on their website here http://www.uwmedicine.org/Education/MD-Program/Admissions/Applicants/Pages/Interview.aspx AFERM offers mock interviews that are very helpful." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School cares about their applicants. Allowed for the most faculty/student interaction through meet and greets on interview day out of all schools I applied to. Finding overnight hosting was easy through their website form. They asked me what I wanted to eat for lunch. Friendliest interviewee group I've met so far." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some facilities a bit old, most students live off campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring warm clothes - winters are still cold in Seattle. The salads are much bigger than the sandwiches." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They like to group out-of-staters into one interview, provided for a very dynamic and fun group on interview day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

01/22/2013

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"CEDI presentation was not helpful" Report Response

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