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  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What are you doing during your application year?" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

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

"What can you do specifically to promote universal health care and health insurance to all Americans? Will we have to revert to a socialist system? Will the government have to get involved? How? (Have a thought-out response and they will be impressed)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

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

"My favorite: Would you like another cookie? " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you plan to take care of your emotional/personal needs during medical school and medical practice with such strenuous demands? (during individual interview)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What can you do as a doctor to promote universal health care and insurance for all Americans? (during group interview)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread the essays I wrote for all of the schools' secondaries, specific features of the school's location that attract me...Be ready to explain why this school is particularly desirable." -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The head of admissions, Dr. Eley, is an incredibly cool, down to earth person. He made everyone feel like a million dollars. " -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My individual interviewer scolded me for loving distance running because of wear and tear on the joints. His scolding lasted about 5 minutes..." -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The panel interview is totally relaxed. I was freaking out because I thought it would be competitive, but it wasn't. Don't spend time worrying about it :)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a postitive experience. Except for the scolding, everyone was effusive, welcoming...You are offered Coke products at every turn (Note: When asked who Dr. Woodruff is, remember that he donated hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Coke stock to the school. You will be asked who he is by the admissions coordinator.)" -Posted 10/30/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2003

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