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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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 is medicare?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Explain your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Given your public health experience, why have you chosen to pursue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, talked to current students, reviewed UW bioethics website, read up on health policy and current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I love the area (its where I currently live), and the staff in the admissions office was wonderful and engaging. The students were great. The programs and opportunities were all top notch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview. For some reason the UW seems committed to an old-school type intimidating interview style. All the other schools I've interviewed at (some with reputations just as good asthe UW) were friendly, outgoing, and relaxed and very interested in selling their school as well as learning about me. These guys seemed uninterested and aloof about their institution." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nada" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. Great feel. Seriously turned off by the interviewers which sort of hurt my whole view of the place. " 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?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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