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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 do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"pretend you did not believe in abortion (which I do). a 14 year old girl comes to you requesting the procedure. what do you do?" Report Response

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

"with the flu vaccine shortage, the fda made the decision to only distribute the vaccine the elderly, young, and immune-supressed. do you agree with their decision?" Report Response

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

"detailed questions related to my application and future goals. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"one of your terminally ill cancer patients calls to let you know he has made the decision to take his life. what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(follow-up question) the medical examiner calls you to let you know the patient has passed. what would you mark as cause of death?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"www.kff.org, http://eduserv.hscer.washington.edu/bioethics/topics/index.html (very helpful!), sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school's strong committment to the underserved" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not very diverse student body" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"two interviewers seemed very interested in me, and one seemed bored. i think that was their M.O. although it still shook me up a bit. the students and admission staff were great though the tour was a bit skimpy. i really love the schools curriculum and college system." 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?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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