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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Time Person of the Year" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't get into UW?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would I feel about my life looking back on it 20 years from now." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Health care policy stuff....lots of it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read 'Understanding Health Policy,' by Boddenheim, UW Bioethics website, Newsweek and Time, NY Times." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewees weren't as scary as what I've read and heard, they were very supportive, giving me lots of positive feedback. And they asked a lot of questions about me, which I was surprised by...because of what I've heard about their interviews" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The day seemed very scattered. You have to organize your own day. I wish they had a more formalized orientation rather than the question/answer during lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good overall experience. I think the UW has an unfair image as this difficult, tricky, mean interviewing school-an experience unlike my own." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2003

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