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  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

3

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 yourself?" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

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

"Why Emory?" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your favorite movie?" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Person X is dying and in a lot of pain. You give him morphine but too much will kill him. What do you do? You've exhausted all your options. The patient is still in pain and wants you to end his life. What do you do? This was a group interview question and one of the hardest questions I've answered this year" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Primary, SDN, secondary, school website" -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly. The students seemed genuinely happy to be there. The dean was very enthusiastic and the admissions staff was incredibly nice." -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The sprawliness of Atlanta but i knew this before coming here." -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When they say bring confortable shoes they're serious. The campus is HUGE and you get a comprehensive tour. Ladies bring flats or sneakers! Seriously no one will look at you funny." -Posted 12/15/2009 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student tour guids (you spend like 2 hours with them on your long tour) are also one of the panel members on the group interview. Maybe made it harder to ask questions. " -Posted 12/15/2009 | 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

ATL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 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?

12/14/2009

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

6 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?

5 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?

10 out of 10

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