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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Tell me about your background." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

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

"(General questions about personal statement)" -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

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

"How did you wind up at (undergrad institution)?" -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you had a year off? (Asked by the MS4 in the 3-on-3 interview)" -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A question about my personal statement...I hadn't read it since my last interview." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Stayed overnight with an MS1 and spoke with him about the school." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Happy students, positive remarks from a friend (MS1) about ABCDF grading, new facilities for Class of 2011, energetic Dean of Admissions, Grady Hospital (huge variety of cases, it's in a rough area of Atlanta)." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If I attend, I'll be a guinea pig in a new curriculum (it looks promising, but still...)" -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they ask you about your personal statement." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stayed over night with an MS1 (highly recommended). Arrived at the school at 7:45am (allow plenty of time to park and walk over to the Administration building). Meeting with Erica, the Associate Director of Admissions (she's awesome). Meeting with the Dean of Admissions (equally awesome, gave out condoms in honor of World AIDS Day). 3-on-3 interview (two faculty, one MS3 or MS4, three applicants; 30 min; surprisingly relaxing and conversational). 1-on-1 interview (faculty member, 30 min). Lunch. Tour of Grady Hospital. Tour of Emory Hospital. Closing comments from Erica. Done around 4:30pm." -Posted 12/02/2006 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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