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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me the problems with health care, both nationally and locally?" Report Response

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

"Would you prescribe the pill to a 14 yr old girl? " Report Response

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

"How many family doctor's are in your home town? What kind of challenges do they face in such a small community? Would you be worried about gossip in such a rural setting?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I hear there is a brothel in your home town, or at least there used to be. Would you have a problem treating the women there?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Would you prescribe the birth control pill to a 14 yr old who asked for it? Why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read a couple books on health care, medical ethics course, read the local newspaper of my state for health issues (very happy I did this and I think this is what most impresed them,) podcasts" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people there are crazy nice, everyone was very happy, the location rules, the teachers are great, the programs they offer are great, the surrounding hospitals arre top notch, huge region to work with" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities aren't that great but they are putting money into them to fix them up, but who really cares if the teachers and programs are top notch, and the hospital is fantastic." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice everyone would be. There is no need to stress about the interview. I felt more stress before the interview than I actually did in the interview itself. Oh, and the cookie plate. Apparently if they offer you a cookie before you leave it means that your kind of doomed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great. Super low stress. The interviewers were super nice and smiled and laughed the whole time. Be prepared to talk about more than medical stuff. All in all it was a great experience." 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?

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?

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hotel Deca

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/28/2007

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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