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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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, your educational and social background as a child growing up in xxxx" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Application specific... How did you study for the MCAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you feel Howard is the best place for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There really weren't any difficult questions, the interviewer looked through my application and asked questions specific to my app" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Medical School Interview e-book, read over my application, mock interviews, read history of university, prayed a lot" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed by the camaraderie between the medical students. They offer each other so much support and that is what impressed me the most, as you have probably read, it is a family oriented environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, a lot of construction so we could not see most of the medical school, everything being done to make the medical school experience much better" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Stress level is extremely low" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Enjoy yourself and be candid and honest" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Dulles

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Bloomingdale Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2009

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

9 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?

9 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?

"Make the application secondary submission infrastructure online, students can track easier" Report Response

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