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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

Panel of three

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)?

"Why do you want to change from your current career field into medicine?" Report Response

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

"What were the last two books that you read?" Report Response

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

"What are your plans for the rest of the day?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I did a role play scenario and had to convince one of the interviewers to take a treatment that they were hesitant to do." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think are the most challenging aspects of healthcare in our state and what do you think of the current 'health care reform environment'? (It wasn't a hard question really but it was hard bridging from one concept to the other.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN! I listened to NPR, read articles, and practiced interviewing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How awesome it was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview invite listed my interview time.... and the actual start time of the interview day later in the body of the invite. I was almost LATE!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a great program. Best interview day of the season." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

03/02/2011

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?

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?

10 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?

"None really. The only hard part was that the interview week (I am from a satellite WWAMI state) was really late in the season. Kind of tough knowing I might have to loose out on my deposit at other schools but it will be worth it if I get in to UW!" Report Response

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