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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why did you get a 'C' in __ class? Why did you withdraw from __ class?" Report Response

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

"What do you see yourself doing 5 years after completing medical school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If all of the schools you applied to accepted you, how would you choose the school you would attend?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None in particular" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, reviewed my research papers, read AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The process was very organized and timely. The admissions staff was friendly and the students were pleasant & enthused about Howard. Many students (nearly 20) took the time to stop by at various intervals and offer advice, answer questions and give general helpful information." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is no parking in the area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Get there at 8:30 and start filling out the green question form. It takes a considerable amount of time and you want to fill it out properly. Additionally, you are generally called to interview in the order you arrive. You sign in as you arrive. Overall, the day is very organized and time is well spent. But bring something to read, you may have a little down time. My interviewer was pleasant, warm and enjoyable to talk to. I had a very positive experience during the day from start to finish. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/10/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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