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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 would you grade US healthcare policy?" Report Response

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

"If you had a patient that didn't was life support and was DNR, but while you were away on vacation another doctor made a mistake and put him/her on support. The patient's son want the patient to stay on life support, against what they requested. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What made you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you decide who gets a liver among three equally ill patients: one child with Down's syndrom, one man in prison and one man with three children?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who won the Nobel Prize in medicine this year and what did they win for?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UW bioethics site and talking to PI and friends who interviewed there before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The multitude of options for study. You can study anything, anywhere - from delivering babies in Alaska to practicing family medicine in Kenya." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The age of the facilities and the lack of established medical student housing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was much less stressful than previous entries indicated. They seem to be trying to step away from the formidable reputation that they have for interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The overall experience was good. However, there was a lot of waiting involved. Unless you have an interview right after the tour and lunch, bring something to work on or read because the school is large and somewhat confusing so you can't really go exploring during free periods." 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?

4 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?

$201-$300

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?

12/03/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I think that accepting evals through Intefolio or Virtualevals would cut back on paper. Also, a vege" Report Response

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