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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?

8 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?

50 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)?

"Tell us about a patient you remember from _______ experience? - What was her name? - How old was she? - What was her diagnosis? - Did you follow up on her after she left your care? - What did you learn from her?" Report Response

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

"You had some trouble with the law I see. In your AMCAS you mention losing peoples respect because of that. Tell me more about that." Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you would like to talk about?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical role-play. You are in a private practice with several other doctors, including me (your best friend). When you come into work one morning, your nurse tells you she smells alcohol on my breath." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Role-play. I am the governor, and my wife wants to spend millions on an anti-meth campaign. What do you think about that? I encouraged him to spend it on alcohol programs instead, because it effects more people, and got several follow-up questions on what I would do specifically." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Did a mock interview with a panel of doctors from my school. Read every word on their ethics website. Familiarized myself with current issues facing doctors." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I interviewed with 3 doctors and I got good vibes from all of them. They were passionate, professional, and intense. Loved it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They were very apathetic/straight faced. No feedback in their words, body language, etc. I had no clue how I did when I walked out." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was the only white applicant interviewing that day. That was intimidating, but I got accepted. You can't really prepare for interview questions like they threw at me. Just hone your critical thinking skills, stay relaxed, and show your passions!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was unsure of my top school choice before this interview. It is definitely UW now though. Awesome, intense, challenging interview. That's the kind of people I want teaching me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

02/23/2011

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

No Response

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