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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell us about a time where you either really liked or disliked the way a physician treated a patient. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Define underserved." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would I do if a terminally ill patient called to say goodbye, and that he was about to take a lethal dose of sleeping pills. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Bioethics website, SDN, NEJM articles re: ethics and health care issues, talked with colleague who was just offered an acceptance to UW. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were not intimidating or interrogating. It seemed that they were really interested in getting to know me. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The rest of the day seemed a little disorganized. The financial aid person did not show up. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers put me at ease. It was great to have some time during the lunch to talk with 2nd year med students. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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