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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"Tell us about your decision to become a doctor." Report Response

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

"Have you shadowed other doctors and what have they told you/advised you." Report Response

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

"What is the leading cause of death in the world." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Costa Rica has elected to spend the majority of their health care dollars on the young vs. elderly--what do you think of this policy." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethics question about advanced directives--you have a patient who's stated he wants no heroic measures but develops pneumonia and can be treated if intubated." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, UW ethics site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everyone was, the presentation on the college program, the willingness of students to chat with interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Much more relaxed than I was expecting. The interviewers were not threatening at all." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

At school facility

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2004

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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