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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?

3 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)?

"see above - also, are you from a huggy kissy family?" Report Response

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

"tell me more about blank on you AMCAS" Report Response

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

"do you think that there is any way to improve the medical care of people currently on medicaid and medicare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"if you were in an interview and the interviewer had something in his or her teeth and you thought you were going to crack up would you tell her/him about it?>" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what will you tell a patient who asks you to . . .(i cant remember what the exact situation was, but it was basically to commit insurance fraud in order to have some perscription that they needed covered.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND, the school website, looked up my interviewer, reviewed my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students are all very happy. everyone that i talked to was very enthusiastic. the school goes out of its way for the students and for the interviewers. they give you lots of info and little gift sort of things. my interviewer had done a lot of research on my file and was very well informed about me to ask questions. he had looked up several of the organizations that i am in on the internet etc., something that i thought reflected positively on their interest in me" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the weather was crappy the day i was there so i did not get to walk around the area too much, but i got mixed reviews from students. some said that it was a great area (one told me it was a great place to raise kids) but others said that they did not feel safe there. i talked to several people who had had cars stolen and a few who had been mugged. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought that Wash U did a great job presenting themselves and making you feel that they were interested in you as an applicant and a potential student. this school has a huge endowment and they seem to use it well. there is construction going on everywhere, and their financial aid packages seem to be really impressive. the students were very happy and enthusiastic. i got mixed reviews on the area (see below), but overall it seemed like an excellent place." Report Response

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