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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What was your favorite course" Report Response

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

"How are you sure that medicine is what you want to do" Report Response

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

"Tell me about xx activity on your app" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary, I guess. The one I least expected was ''How supportive are your parents about you wanting to go into medicine''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"to explain the disparity between my grades and my standardized test scores. I knew it was coming, of course, but I didn't feel like I said everything I wanted to. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Howard website, SDN feedback, mock interview a few months ago with premed committee" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students! They all seemed so happy and to work together so well. It was just a comfortable place. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, actually. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The cooperational spirit of the students was above and beyond what I expected, and they have a lot of new or currently being rennovated facilities, things didn't seem as old as people said on SDN. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed, and this school moved up really high on my list. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

President's Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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