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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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)?

"Tell me about your background." -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

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

"Why MD/PhD?" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

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

"Lots of random science questions that followed along." -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think are the pros and cons about our program?" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Really hard science questions" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't" -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty literally memorized my application - all 6 of them. The hospitals and research labs were all interconnected, and interdisciplinary research is common. The students seemed happy, and the professors really know what they are talking about. They impressed me the most." -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Baltimore was freezing, and the general public in the area isn't really friendly. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be so cold. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers gave me quite a hard time and pressed me on many scientific problems. I felt grilled. However, I was really impressed with the degree to which they treat their interviewees and how important selecting qualified candidates is to them. The program is really well run and the research done is quite fascinating. The area is not as great though, but that's also one of the traits of this medical school. " -Posted 02/09/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/27/2004

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