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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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read?" Report Response

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

"If you were, say, the doctor of a 2-year-old girl and she needed a life-saving blood transfusion, but her parents, who are Jehovan's Witnesses, refuse the treatment. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you had a 2-year-old patient who needed a life-saving blood transfusion but her parents, Jehovah's Witnesses, refused the treatment?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your impressions of the U.S. health care system? [This topic is so broad in scope, it was hard to know where to begin.]" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, website, personal experience, ethics books." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers. The presentation of the colleges program. The opportunities to train in rural areas and/or abroad." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Many of the students I saw in the admissions office did not seem to be very happy campers. Hmm..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be waiting at least an hour more than I planned for before the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Difficult to do this. I was pleasantly surprised by several aspects of the interview, but not-so-pleasantly-surprised by others." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2005

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

9 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?

10 out of 10

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