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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?

50 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's Person of the Year" Report Response

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

"thoughts on Assisted Suicide" Report Response

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

"Political questions surrounding the new Medicare Bill" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you draw the line in obtaining human embryonic stem cells for research?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is unique about the US society that would make Universal Healthcare difficult?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"A good night's sleep..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Hunt's presentation was informative. The clinical opportunities at UW are unbeatable with plenty of patient interraction within the first two years. The facilities are quite nice away from where the tour went." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I only met a couple students. The tour should be given by current students to make it useful. Every interview was way behind schedule." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"WA state residents can get "WWAMI"ied and be stuck in Pullman for a full, painful year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The committee interview was fairly challenging. Although I felt the interview had no flow, i was interrupted several times, and the questions seemed scripted and trite, the interviewers were not trying to be antagonistic or mean-spirited. Be prepared to have your values challenged and your motivations questioned but do not panic. "I dont know" is always a valid answer. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2003

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