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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell us your story of deciding on medicine." Report Response

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

"asked me something related to my "story"" Report Response

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

"How do I deal with difficult people at my job" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"role play scenario about ethics" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talking about primary care physicians and why they are not happy in their profession. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read healthcare policy books, read UW ethics website, re-read application, read SDN interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the opportunities for students! I love the ability to travel and do rotations in other places. Some facilities have been remodeled and are really beautiful. Seattle is a great city to live in. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Weather is cold!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviewers were not going to "grill" me or be argumentative/aggressive. I really had that stereotype going in and it over-stresed me as a result. But the interviewers were friendly and I enjoyed it in the end. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the day was very good, I enjoyed meeting with the OMCA and in the end the interview WAS NOT as bad as I anticipated. With the new Dean of Admissions I think they are trying to make the admissions process more relaxed for applicants, which is GREAT. I left the day with UW as my top choice, I really loved the school!!" 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

SEA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

7 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?

8 out of 10

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