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  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

2

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself and your interest in medicine." -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your research." -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What for you would mean success in medicine?" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is your role model or hero? (difficult because I have many but no one who i idolize)" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read this site, read their brochure and their website, practiced common questions aloud, got a good night's sleep" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything - the dedication of their faculty, caliber of the students (and their friendliness!) and their reputation" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour, but hurricane isabel was starting and they had cancelled classes but kept interviews going, so we had to have the tour inside and the tunnels were dingy but functional - a lot of the campus is functional at the expense of some of the aesthetics. if you like a pretty campus, might want to think of another school..." -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great interview experience with one closed-file, short student interview and one open-file longer faculty interview. Don't let the small talk with fourth-year students who are on the committee scare you because they're really cool and just want to get to know you and answer questions for you. There's really no reason to stress and it was a much more relaxed day than I thought it would be. Also, my interview experience was slightly hectic because they had just moved into their new building and the hurricane was a-comin! oof was that a mess. Anyway, they're not all about research or competition either - you'll see when you get there how laid back the students and faculty really are." -Posted 09/22/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2003

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