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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What is your motivation to enter medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your transition from high school to college." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the qualities you see a good physician must have and how do you fit into that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You see one of your fellow medical students cheating. What do you do? / You have a conflict with a faculty member. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read about Howard, read my AMCAS & secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"tight knit community at Howard, campus, cultural life, student services, honesty of students and staff. I was really impressed with the school, their mission & how much students look out for each other." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there was a lot of construction -- but that should be done soon & looks like it will update a lot of Howard's clinical facilities; the school looks kind of shabby on the inside, the class seemed really boring & didn't have cutting edge technology" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there would be a supplemental to fill out while we waited; that my interview would be so in-depth. my interview happened to go really long." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really impressed by Howard" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

4 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"move towards internet applications" Report Response

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