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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Talk about your research experience" -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

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

"Why MD/PhD?" -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

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

"Questions about my experiences abroad" -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I had been able to shape the direction of the Gates Foundation's efforts, what would I have advised? (not out of the blue -- I lived in a developing country)" -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Above." -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Four previous interviews. Reviewed my own research." -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were really friendly, funny, and genuine (and of course smart and interesting). Presence of Bloomberg is awesome. Research environment seems to be really friendly/collaborative. Interviewers were great people." -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Baltimore. But I think I could handle it." -Posted 01/16/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I'd already been accepted to my top choice (Cornell), and went into this interview not really expecting to be impressed enough to choose Baltimore over NYC. But the school is really amazing, and the people (faculty as well as MD-PhD students) were wonderful. Also had incredible crabcakes for dinner." -Posted 01/16/2007 | 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?

Other

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?

12/13/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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