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  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

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)?

"How does Howard rank among the other schools you applied to?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Don't remember...this interview was very laid back. It was more like a conversation." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does Howard rank among the other schools you applied to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How does Howard rank among the other schools you applied to?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread all application materials pertaining to this school, looked at some SDN interview feedback pages." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The level of collaboration between students. The people were very honest, and real about the challenges of medical school, and seemed to be overall content with their experience. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is a lot of construction going on right now, so I couldn't really get a feel of the physical environment. It's not their fault, but heels + construction area = hesitation. It also seems like anatomy lab is very crowded depending on how many students are admitted in the final class list." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Students at Howard do not use microscopes because the school does not have them. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wish I could see the school after the renovations!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2008

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

5 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I think it would be a good idea to invest in an online application, and a more interactive website t" Report Response

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