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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?

8 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?

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)?

"Is it ever okay to lie to a patient?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about what works in the Japanese health-care system? (I spent time living in Japan)" Report Response

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

"Tell us about someone in the medical profession, working in international health, that you admire?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about Dr. Paul Farmer's personal life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You don't have much experience working with generalists, so how can you tell us that you are interested in being a primary care physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND, mock interview, UW bioethics, Jan. edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The wealth of programs at the school, and the services available to students. Seems like they help students to build a balanced life." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities. During the lecture I visited the immunology prof. seemed a bit on the rude side. Wouldn't want to approach him." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was as stressful as people warn you about. One interviewer in particular was ready to jump on anything I said. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2008

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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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