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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What did you learn/what most impacted you about your experience volunteering at the women's homeless shelter?" Report Response

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

"role play scenario (you will get one, so be ready to act like a doctor!)" Report Response

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

"Is there anything you'd like to tell us that we don't already know or haven't discussed? (say something!!! its your time to shine!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Compare and contrast your experience working with the patients in the geriatric exercise clinic versus the varsity athletes in the training room. (both volunteer experiences in my file)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Imagine you are the Czar of Medicine, what three things would you change about our health care system & why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, current events/wall street journal health section/ Seattle Times, UW program website & Bioethics website, carefully review my research and activities from AMCAS app.." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The committee's knowledge and familiarity with my file, their ability to transition my responses into new questions, the advanced nature of the questions-- eg. not just "what" but "why/how/what learned", etc. Facilities, program, ratio of students to cadavers in anatomy class, location, opportunities to work & gain experience outside Seattle, etc etc etc. LOTS." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"down time between lunch and interview didn't get to tour classrooms or lab facilities " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i would get in :). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I LOVE UW!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Vancouver (i took a plane and then drove b/c i liv

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2009

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

10 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?

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Don't have the students just waiting between lunch and interviews.....it is probably why people feel" Report Response

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