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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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)?

"why medicine?" Report Response

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

"what do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"if you could change the health care system, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"a role-play. it was kind of weird but fun." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"when you think about being a doctor, what scares you most?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW bioethics website. kept up with current events, esp. health care, generally" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"two of my interviewers were friendly and encouraging. students are able to get funding for independent research projects and overseas trips." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"one of my interviewers couldn't have appeared more bored. he kept looking at his watch. facilities are unimpressive, to put it very mildly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I'd be far less impressed with the school after my interview than I was going in. this comment probably won't make sense to you until you've interviewed there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the powers-that-be at this school are a bit too full of themselves. as the school is the only one serving five states, this is somewhat understandable, however, it's quite off-putting. I suspect they deter quite a few worthy candidates with this attitude." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2009

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?

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?

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?

6 out of 10

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