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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your research..." -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

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

"You know that medicine is changing; it's nothing like it was ten years ago when I got started. (not sure if this was a question or just a statement of fact)" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your research, or, if you haven't done any research, would you be interested in research, or do you hate what you think is research?" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See most interesting" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read JHMI site" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It's Johns Hopkins; they know their stuff" -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Let's see... the students talking about spending so much time at the bar, instead of studying, and that they have to be on antibiotics (not sure if that was a 'I am out all night and my body is worn down so I got sick' or 'I did something else'), JH is in a really ghetto part of Baltimore, but that didn't bother me too much; the policemen on every corner provided a great deal of security." -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Strange interview set up: One faculty interview, 45 minutes, open file, one student interview, 15 minutes, closed file, but as you're waiting for your turn to interview, you're in a room with M4s, and you have to make conversation with them, and they are on the committee..." -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like I said, very odd. My faculty interviewer talked for about 40 of the 45 minutes." -Posted 10/04/2006 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

BTW

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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