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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?

2 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 was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if a quadraplegic asked you to remove his pacemaker so that he could die?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were on the administrative board of a hospital and were asked to cut certain procedures because of their high cost per patient, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN (although some of the feedback made me feel more nervous than necessary), my college bioethics classes helped me answer the numerous ethical questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The warmth of the admissions staff and all three of my interviewers. They made me very comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although I really enjoyed meeting 2 students, I wish I could have met a few more." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I got slightly lost on my way to the admissions office - allow plenty of extra time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you want to have a good interview, just relax and expect to be challenged with questions that don't have obvious right or wrong answers - after all, that's what doctors are faced with everyday. If interviews used to be worse at UW, then they are working hard to change their reputation, because I had a great experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2003

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