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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?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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 was the most interesting question?

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"probably the same question. There are some pretty tough ethical scenarios though." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did not specifically "prepare," I've been doing that for quite some time now. I did not want to seem insincere or phony." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really like the Seattle area of Washington. The school itself- not much. Not that great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that I have to prove myself to people whom I don't know. I guess that is the theme of academics though. There's no better way. That does not change the fact that it royally SUCKS that my fate is now in the hands of someone who thinks they are able to make such a significant descision. Lottery..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed the previous two comments on this site- everyone I was with expressed resentment toward their interviewers afterward at lunch. I can't beleive they responed the way they did on this site. They are complete phonies!!! "Hi Dr. Samson," GIVE ME A BREAK. I guess some people want this so bad they will completely sell out. Good luck. For those who have not yet interviewed at UW- just go in there, know what you beleive in and be able to sound it out logically. If you meet resistance or are treated poorly (as many of you will) take your business elsewhere. You've made it this far, so stick to your guns and demand respect. This school needs to realize that it's being evaluated via this BS process as well!" Report Response

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