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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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 do you want to be a doc? What specialty and why?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go to UW Medical school?" Report Response

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

"What is wrong with the US health care system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Specific ethical questions related to my interests." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest failure?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read US news, ethics books, and reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very excited about the school and willing to share honest advice and info." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview. I did not feel that I was given a chance to share all of my relevant experiences and interests, because they would cut me off in the middle of my answers. They told me before we began that they would do that in the interest of time, but one of the interviewers seemed more interested in listening to himself, and took up a good portion of the time that I could have been sharing my experiences." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You are only judged by the interview. Even lunch with the Dean of Admissions has no weight on your application." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Some interviewers were rude, and seemed more concerned with proving their own intellect than assessing mine. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info
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