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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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 a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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)?

"Biggest issue faced by non-Native patients. Emphasis here due to part of eplanation for Q1." Report Response

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

"Health care issues faced by Alaska Native people." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your long term patient of 85yo has breast cancer and is at the end stage of life. She calls you and requests sleeping pills in a quantity that could end her life. How do you handle this?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing sticks out." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics website, book: Understanding Health Policy, mock interviews, spoke with past med students, contact with physicians in home hospital (current issues, funding, etc), looked up stats for Alaska." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Two interviewers were very involved in conversation-like interview. Felt very natural" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Disorganization and lack of information regarding interview day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Alaska offers an insentive for students to return there after medical school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Though it was a bit long, it didn't seem it. The interviewers seemed interested in what I was saying and commented in appropriate manners. It was very comfortable (as much as could be expected) in the interview though the rest of the day was a bit scattered." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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