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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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)?

"ethical (see above)" Report Response

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

"why medicine and then various questions along the same line intended to challenge me. " Report Response

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

"why do you want to work with the underserved?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how will you handle the suffering taht you will encounter in medicine." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical question about cancer pt who wants you to help them end thier life. that part wasnt so hard, the hard part was that he kept changing the situation and probing me. "ok now the pt is asking .... now what would you do?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"uw bioethics, a book "health care meltdown," tried to relax." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students are way chill and seem to really like the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interviewers (especially the Executive committee member) were stone-faced and very interogative. i felt like i was on the witness stand. they never acted like they were even mildly interested or impressed about what i was saying (and i consider my experiences not boring). the only reason i think i did ok is because i kept my wits about me and didnt get flustered." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"why the interviewers have to be so dang unfriendly. ok i realize that they are just testing your ability to act under pressure but come on, cant we all just get along? seriously though, its a great school and im sure they have to do that to do weed us out. (ill be really glad when people stop trying to weed me. 4 years is enough)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great students, would be an amazing place to study, hold on to your seat because they are not looking to be your friend." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/20/2005

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