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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"What challenges will you face working in a rural area?" Report Response

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

"How would you be able to fund or create an incentive for pharmaceutical companies to continually produce drugs if you cut down on their profit margins?" Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself disadvantaged?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If the U.S. were to switch to a socialized healthcare system, who would be against the idea? (the answer is insurance companies :) )" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Well... during the interview I spent 25 minutes on health care policy, so if you don't know how our healthcare system works and/or other countries, your in for a world of hurt. (I'm sore but not broken)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read read read (nytimes, bbc, cnn, ethics websites) and practice practice practice (doctors, med students, family). Get all different perspectives" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendlyness of the staff. (is friendlyness a word?)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Come and see the student lounge. It is horrible." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nada." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I am a reapplicant so they just wanted to touch up on my experiences over the last year. They want to make sure you are keeping up to date with what is happening in the healthcare system. Overall, the experience was fine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2004

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