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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
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?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why Howard? Why should I pick you over any other candidate?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Where do you want to practice?" Report Response

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

"Do you feel you are a leader? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you focus on in Biochemistry? This question was before the actual interview began. She was a Biochemistry professor. And she was very nice (Dr. Abraims)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your C's during this semester. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this website and compiled the questions that this school mainly asked. I reviewed my transcript and my AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed by the welcoming staff and faculty. Also, the supportive student environment was phenomenal. I could tell that the students at HUMC will be leaders in their communities and their respective medical fields." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish the form we had to fill out was part of the secondary application. I lack quality handwritting skills and their was very little space for me to write my responses. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that the activities during the day would have impacted my responses in my interview. I had an a.m. interview( before the tour). I would have had stronger concrete responses as to why I wish to attend Howard had been interviewed in the afternoon." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall Howard provided an amazing experience. The negative responses written on Howard were vastly overrated. Howard students kept it real and I appreciated their hospitality. Dean Cannon was very down to earth. I love HU. And I wish all that will have an interview in the future the best." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/24/2004

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