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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Do your parents want you to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Explain such and such grade on your transcript." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Standard, tell me about yourself question led to interesting conversation" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None too difficult, just one about a non-A/B on my transcript. My interviewer asked me to explain" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, current students, school's information" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The comraderie between the students. The other students being interviewed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day could have been a bit more cohesive and organized. Alot of time spent waiting" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Each interview day they have a group of ten students come. You take tours, talk to students, talk to administrators, and eat lunch together. You are interviewed individually and in the order you arrived. Plan to stay at least until 5pm. Also, fly into National Airport (DCA) and take the Metro (subway) to campus. MUCH easier and less expensive than a shuttle." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A VERY relaxed interview day, not stressful in the least bit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2002

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