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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How did you end up where you are?" Report Response

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

"What is wrong with the health care system in your opinion? How would you fix it? How is that feasible?" Report Response

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

"Who gets a heart transplant of a group of equally deserving people? How do you arrive at this decision?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A Bioethics question" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A health care systems question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the UW bioethics page the night before. Be up to date on current events. Know your opinions on current trends in health care." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Emphasis on clinical training AND research. Cool summer programs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour guide was ambivalent and followed us more than led us around. I couldn't hear him answer people's questions. The people was VERY open about the cons of the school, including the staff giving the presentation on the school. Bleh" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers are not going to give you much feedback during the show. But know that this does not necessarily indicate how you're doing or how good or bad your answers are." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, eh. I thought I was going to be in love with the school, but they didn't sell me. *tear" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SEA

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?

10/02/2007

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

7 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?

9 out of 10

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