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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What makes you think you'll be able to handle an all-science curriculum?" Report Response

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

"How do you think you'll adjust to living on the east coast?" Report Response

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

"How do you explain your sub-par science GPA?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What skills do you think you have?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Defending my science GPA, only because I wasn't expecting to have to do so" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Howard website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"enthusiasm of students to talk about why they love Howard and what their process was like" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"my interviewer hadn't read my app and was more concerned with my major and hometown than my reasons for pursuing medicine" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that most interviews would take place in the morning, so no time during the day to think of specific questions" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

7+ hours

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?

Reagan

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2010

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"We were told only 1-2 people would have morning interviews, but it turned out all except 1 had morning interviews. More clarity in terms of what to expect would have been much appreciated." Report Response

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