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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 do you do for fun? Why Emory? What have you done since graduation? Tell us about your background." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

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

"Questions relating to my personal statement." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

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

"What do you think are important attributes of a physician? What would you do if you couldn't get into medical school? What is a common misconception people may have of you?" -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel her condition would affect her medical state? (related to someone I wrote about in my personal statement)" -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you like us to remember about you that may not appear or be obvious on your application? " -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed Emory website, read reviews at sdn, reviewed my application and essays" -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I had a really great time at Emory. The students, faculty, and admissions staff were awesome, and I even had a great time getting to know my fellow applicants. The facilities, campus, and teaching hospitals were really great as well. I really felt welcomed, and everyone was willing to answer questions at any time; they made sure you had all the information you needed about Emory. Everyone was open and honest about their experiences at Emory too. The curriculum and class structure appears to fit my learning style also and what I am looking for in a medical school." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Just had a couple hours to wait between lunch and my interviews in the afternoon, but Erica and current students kept us entertained while we waited." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How wonderful the students, faculty, admissions staff and other applicants would be." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We were greeted by the admissions office in the morning, had a powerpoint presentation, and a personal welcome from Dr. Eley. Then we split into two groups (morning and afternoon interviews), and my group toured Grady, Emory hospital, and the campus first with a student tour guide. I had a one-on-one interview with a doctor before my group interview. Both interviews were partially open-file. The group interview consisted of three applicants and the interviewers were two doctors and the student tour guide from the morning. Overall, I had an amazing time at Emory, and the day was actually fun. I was very impressed with everything I saw and experienced, and Emory is now my top choice." -Posted 01/29/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2004

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