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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Is health care a right or a privilege? Elaborate on how to improve healthcare in America." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

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

"Hypothetical scenario of a patient with a terminal disease who wants to end his life. Hypothetical scenario of a pregnant teenager asking for an abortion." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why JHU? Why you?" -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Compare your research experience in the States to your research experience abroad." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We know what we can offer you--a superb medical education--but what can YOU offer US?" -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prepared questions ''why medicine'', re-read AMCAS and secondaries, read articles on medical ethics and health policy." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital is amazing (it just got ranked number 1 in the nation for the 17th year in a row) The campus area is nice--but don't stray away from it..." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interview was really intense, nto conversational at all. The guy was a blank wall, I had no idea what he was thinking and he kept asking me really hard questions." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known the nature of the faculty interview. I was expecting something really laid-back (my other interviews were that way) and I was caught off guard. " -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stayed at Reed Hall (didn't go to Greeters the night before, but I heard that was really great). Breakfast (buy your own) and chatting with other applicants (15 of us there) Orientation (boring), lunch with faculty and student (our student didn't show up), tour by a student, two interviews, one with a M4 (closed file) and the other with a faculty member (open file)." -Posted 11/10/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Train or subway

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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