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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"role play" Report Response

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

"recommend a non-fiction book. (I said "Blowback")..how about another...(okay that stumped me)" Report Response

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

"why med? will you work in rural areas? and questions right off your application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An ethical role play where I was the physician/counselor to a family who could not come to a consensus on their mothers end of life care." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read their very thorough ethics web site, read plenty of Uwe Rheinhert (sp?) he's a health economist." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The situation of the campus and harbor view hosp. How students who were WAMIed seem to really gel. And yes, my student host was great, giving me plenty of insight and introducing me to lots of other students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The curriculum is as traditional as it gets, and I had the feeling students here work harder than at other schools...but that's a good thing right? 28 hours of class time a week is more than other school i interviewed at." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I, like others who read this web site prior to the interview, went in ready for anything. I never felt intimidated, cornered, or stumped--and didn't get stuck defending my answers much. Rather, I felt that their line of questioning allowed me to show that I was prepared for the interview and to talk about a wide variety of subjects in and outside of medicine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/27/2004

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