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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why Howard" Report Response

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

"What do you think Howard would offer you as a student" Report Response

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

"If you were accepted to all your schools, what factors would go into your decision of where you went to school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Question about my some of my research" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one of your personality flaws" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, Knew Howards mission" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VERY nice library building. All the students to REALLY nice gateway laptops. Our student host/ guide BEN (a second year) was very helpful, open and nice. People from faculty to administrators to students came in the welcome us and talk to us throughout the day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were 12 interviewing. Interviews were scheduled to begin at 1:30pm, I wasn't interviewed until 4pm! We all just waiting around hoping that every person that was walking by was going to come in the room and call our name for the interview, ANYBODY" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was going to have to wait wait and the wait some more." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When I arrived I was met by a secondary like application. Then our student host, Ben came to speak with us. He along with other students welcomed us and gave us honest opinions of what ever we asked. We sat in on a first year class and were also given a financial aid informational session. Next came a talk with the associate dean. Followed by a quick greeting by the Dean. At around 12 we had lunch which was followed by a tour of the school. As I said we were scheduled to start interviewing at 1:30 but no such luck. There was a lot of down time waiting to be called for the interview. As least it got rid of any nerves that I am have had. While we were waiting we had a few visitor, all nice people. I interviewed with a PhD.The first 5 mins or so were spent going over any weak point in my transcript, this was not fun but not painful either. He said he had to ask. Questions like why medicine, why howard, and question specific to some of my AMCAS followed. I had a lot of questions. He was VERY candid. We spoke about everything. My impression of howard was definately improved from this experience and the interviewer (an he wasn't just trying to sell the school to me)." Report Response

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