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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"How have experiences with patients shaped your desire to practice medicine? " Report Response

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

"How would you get patients to consent to a research study you are conducting without pressuring them to participate? " Report Response

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

"Tell us about your strengths and weaknesses. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How realistic is it to combine research with the practice of medicine and do well at both?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Lots of good, thoughtful questions - none were easy! " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Agonize. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I felt more relaxed during the actual interview than I ever did in the days leading up to it. They really try hard to change their negative interviewing reputation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. I don't mind drab concrete buildings as long as the work done in there is good. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. The new things I learned all related to the med student experience, not to the admissions process. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Before my interview, I had a nice relaxing lunch with fellow applicants, med students, and administrators - they answered all our questions in a very honest and open fashion. I felt my interviewers really got to know me, and made sure everything was addressed to everyone's satisfaction. They put their finger on weaknesses, but also gave me plenty of opportunities to show my strengths. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2003

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