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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How did you choose your undergraduate institution/major? " Report Response

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

"Should a doctor's personal morals/beliefs interfere with treating a patient? (physician assisted suicide, abortion...)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did your hometown get it's name?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, wash u website, talked with previous students,went over my application and AMCAS, read a bioethics site and a healthcare book. followed current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The first year students had a final the following day but took time out to have pizza with us and they seemed very relaxed and at ease considering the test the next day. The new library is wonderful and I loved the anatomy lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The study corrals and classroom area is a bit rundown and doesn't seem to inviting, but they will all be remodeled by 2006 so it's not really an issue." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how low stress the day was going to be. And, don't be worried if you don't have specific q's for your interviewer, you will be asking questions all day so you may not have any left. I wish I had more time to check out St. Louis, but none of the students had bad things to say." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was pleasantly surprised by the entire day. It was my first interview so I was nervous, but there was absolutely no need to be. My interview was almost 2 hours long, but it didn't seem to be long at all. I was simply having a nice conversation with him and I didn't even think he asked me any questions, that's how well things flowed. I was very happy and would love to go to Wash U." Report Response

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