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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What happened with a few grades and the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"What qualities do you possess that would make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"What are your personal strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a patient came to you very sick but very poor, what would you do? Would you turn them away because they couldn't afford the medical attention?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I see you took Religions of the World. That's fascinating. Tell me about Hinduism! (I was interviewed by an Indian professor at the School that also specializes in Hinduism....)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, read my "secondary", read SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were all extremely positive. Every single one indicated that it isn't cut-throat and it really feels like family. That was unexpected." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although I anticipated it already, it was kind of annoying to not be interviewed until about 3:00 after having been there since 8:30 AM." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Umm...nothing really!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the experience was overall very good. It changed my opinion of Howard. I was kind of leary about it, but I think the administration has improved. It seems like things are running a lot more smoothly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2005

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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