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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

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

"A lot of ethics questions, and a lot of questions in general about me." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"About medical error, if I had ever seen one in my volunteer experience and how did I handle it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Two people come in to the ED, same exact conditions and both are in a state of emergency. One is a banker and has insurance, one is a homeless man. The hospital administrator calls you and says they need to start thinking about finances, and tells you, since you only have one cath lab to deal with these heart attack patients, to admit the banker and send the homeless man elsewhere. Who do you admit?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics site definately. It is about 125 pages worth of information, but it has a ton of cases and questions that tell you everything you ever need to know about medical ethics for this interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were much nicer than expected. The campus is gorgeous." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The number of second time applicants, which likely decreases my chances." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to be sick for my interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great. I hope to get in this monday when I hear from them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/06/2007

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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