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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 decide to get your MPH?" Report Response

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

"How will you be able to handle the heavy course load?" Report Response

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

"Which (health care position) have you enjoyed working in the most?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I see that you worked in the health care environment for 3 years. What has been your favorite job?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think you can deal with such an intense course load?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Howard website, mock interview, had friend ask me some questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and the faculty. Both of them are really happy to be there. Students, in particular, reinforced how much they love the school by talking to us throughout the day and answering alot of questions about the school. The staff was very personable and greeted everyone as if they already knew us. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some parts of the school are older and need to be renovated. Also, I had to wait 2 hours in a conference room to be interviewed. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That we were going to fill out an additional supplementary form." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got to Howard around 8am and I was greated by the admissions coordinator. The day started with us filling out another supplementary form, attending a first year Immunology class, and the typical medical tour. After we had lunch with three medical school students, we waited for our individual interviews in a conference room. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/04/2006

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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