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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?

3 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?

35 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)?

"You have an interest in ''X'', as evidenced by your experiences earlier this year and last year. Have you done anything since involving those interests?" Report Response

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

"Do you have a favorite health care reform plan right now?" Report Response

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

"What are you going to go do after this interview is over? (What do you do to relax...)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''Are there any questions we didn't ask you that you wished we had?''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A question concerning a role-playing scenario with family members of a terminal patient." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"''Understanding Health Policy'', ''A Second Opinion'', www.health08.org, reviewed AMCAS, UW bioethics website, discussed health care issues/policy with physicians, practiced speech patterns in my car prior to interview, took a beta-blocker." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much better organized the tour/lunch/interview process was this year compared to last year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students aren't offered MP3 files of the basic science lectures for later review, and in some cases are not offered the powerpoints either. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. As far as advice, don't stress the UW interview!! They are working hard to have friendly exchanges between admissions members and applicants. The UW interview will soon lose it's notoriety for being harsh and intense... just be yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, they wanted to know more about me as a person and put into words what I had outlined in my essays. Very friendly scenario and a comfortable atmosphere that was conducive to an honest and straightforward conversation between myself and the interviewers." 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2007

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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