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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

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

"What are some problems with the healthcare system, and how might we begin to fix them?" -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your shadowing experience, and when would you recommend other students begin a similar experience?" -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to watch on television?" -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Was there one striking moment in particular when you knew you wanted to be a doctor? (I had thought of one experience, but not one particular instance)" -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on health policy and news, gathered information from the school's website, prepared information with the help of AMCAS/secondary, slept well the night before." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location, the extremely positive attitude of the admissions staff and students, the level of support current students expressed for the school and their classmates, curriculum setup, the variety of hospitals for rotational experience, unbelievable facilities. The M4 who gave my tour was incredibly candid and helpful." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Grady's technology and information systems seem a bit outdated, but supposedly this issue is being addressed." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview day is as relaxed as you could imagine, given the circumstances." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Dr. Schwartz gave a great presentation on the school and was very entertaining. Erica Black (admissions) was helpful throughout the day and will answer lots of off-the-cuff questions you might have. Be sure to take advantage of the M1s and M2s that visit... they can tell you what they think of the student experience." -Posted 10/14/2008 | 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?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Wingate Six Flags (25 min away)

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?

$301-$400

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Provide something a little more substantial than cookies for munching purposes throughout the day." -Posted 10/14/2008 | Report Response

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