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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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 your self. What do you like me to know?" Report Response

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

"Why did you take your MCAT four times?" Report Response

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

"What challenges do you think you will encounter when coming to the school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you study TCM instead of going to medical school directly?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the information from this website, practice questions on Interview Prep books, and had several mock interview with the advisor at college" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are very supportive and approachable. They would dedicate a hour or more talking with interested candidates and offer them breakfast or coffee. The admission staff are also super nice, and they walk you to the interview locations and treat you like their own students. In general, I feel that every one at the school is very supportive to each other." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If you live in the Core, the studio can be very small, really like a "cell." (you know what I mean..)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview isn't very hard and too much preparation can actually harm the performance." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Enjoyed my interview very much there and was grateful to meet so many interesting students and the welcoming atmosphere at the school. They have fantastic facilities and students can get support very easily from the school. Highly recommend it. And I hope I can get in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

STL

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

the Core

Would you recommend the hotel?

N/A

General Info

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?

7 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Not much. Everything is very impressive." Report Response

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