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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?

4 out of 10

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?

25 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 Howard? " Report Response

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

"What can you bring to Howard? What are your hobbies?" Report Response

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

"Give me 5 reasons why we should accept you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None of the questions were really interesting they were pretty basic." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"List 5 reasons why I should tell the board to accept you. Then she wrote 1-5 on her paper and waited for me to start talking." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the comments on this website, asked a 3rd year medical student about good responses, reviewed websites with possible interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I thought the cafeteria food in the hospital was good. They even have tasty items for vegetarians. The health science library is very nice and up to date. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"DC traffic is kind of scary. The graduate dorm looks so nice from the outside but the inside looks very old. I heard they have a roach problem. Admissions office was hard to find. During interviews some people weren't even asked questions about their application during their interviewer asked them about movies, music, and books?!?!?! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That getting there by 8:20 was still late compared to other students interviewing. There were already 6 people there filling out the secondary, but it really didn't affect my interview time negatively. I should have went ahead and worn flat dress shoes, nobody cares if you have on heels." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall is was a nice day. Ms. Walk is very nice and helpful. The students that came and spoke to us before the interviews were extremely helpful in answering questions honestly. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

WAS

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2007

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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