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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Say you had a patient who was a chronic alcoholic and wanted a liver transplant...would you add that person to the national list for liver rationing?" Report Response

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

"Let's say that you're the secretary of Helath and Human Services...what changes would you make to the health care system?" Report Response

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

"What was it like to see health care in another country? (I did an international internship)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you're interested in public health and you worked in restaurants for years...didn't all the drinking and smoking offend you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"First question out of the block..."It took you a while to apply to medical school...why?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read bioethics site, this site, Kidder's "mountains beyond mountains", talked to people who go to school here, started running daily..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They seemed to be interviewing a lot of people and yet I felt that my interviewers took me seriously and really tried to ask questions that would get at who i was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"STRESS! major stress ball interview! Three on one for only 35 minutes... it is REALLY tough to make sure you said everything you wanted to." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the class of 2009 is the first class to be offered an integrated MD/MPH instead of just tacking on the MPH. Cool." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"On the whole, I felt it went well, but it was really stressful." 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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