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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"If you were the president's health czar, what recommendations would you make to fix health care in America?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about the best books you've read in the past year." Report Response

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

"A long involved ethical question about a terminally ill patient who requests a lethal dose of a prescription drug. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name five essential qualities of a physician, (then, after I had already listed the first), in order of importance. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none too out of the ordinary" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read articles about health care delivery, listened to NPR alot, consulted a Princeton review book. Most importantly, extensively reviewd my application. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Feedback from students, openness to student interests and opportunities for students to pursue their interests within the rigid medical school curriculum. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building itself is hideous. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was much less intimidating that I had been led to expect. My interviewers were friendly and seemed interested in my responses. I would highly recommend being yourself: When asked about the two favorite books, I named Moneyball (a book about baseball) as one, and this generated some laughs and unexpected interest, and lightened the interview. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2005

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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