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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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

"Tell us about what has led you to want to become a physician. " Report Response

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

"Personal Q's: Tell us about your research. What do you do for fun? How do you relieve stress? What book that you have recently read would you recommend to us? " Report Response

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

"Policy/Ethics Q's: Drawn out Bird Flu ethical dilemma (see above). What are 2 problems with US Health Care and how would you solve these problems? (surprisingly, they didn't push me on this one). Where do you get your information about Health Care Policy(internet, etc)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Patient comes in and wants antiviral drugs for their family to protect them from the Avian Flu although they have little to no risk of getting the disease... then, buisnessman who travels to areas of high risk wants the drug... etc, etc. Do you give them the drug? Then, when they begin threatening you, etc. what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you ever followed up in later weeks with any of the patients you've helped while volunteering? (obviously this Q wasn't hard to interpret, but I had to honestly answer "no")." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics site, SDN, made sure I could remember details about the experiences I listed on AMCAS, had 1 mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! UWSOM is a great place to be!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview was right after the lunch and I started getting really anxious when the presentations went long." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

10/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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