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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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?

A one-on-one interview and then a group interview with two physicians and a M3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to become a doctor and why did you choose Emory?" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

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

"Can you describe a non-science class that you have taken that you feel stood out from the rest of the classes that you have taken?" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

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

"What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a thoracic surgeon visited his patients prior to surgery and read from his bible to try and "save" them in case any troubles arose how would you respond?"" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where are you from, where did you attend high school, describe your family and what they do, why you want to be a doctor, and why you think that Emory would be a good fit for you? (all one question in the group interview)" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched healthcare reform, read the Emory website, printed out and read hundreds of questions from SDN, spoke with about 30 M1s prior to my interview, and looked over my primary and secondary applications." -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The students, faculty, facilities, numerous hospital and clinics, patient demographics, curriculum, discovery phase, pass/fail system, student orgnizations, outpatient experiences, Grady, location, etc." -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would love Emory and the AMAZINGNESS of the students. (I thought everyone would be geeky and anti-social)" -Posted 01/25/2010 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Emory is ana amazing place to study medicine. I have not visited any other schools that can even begin to compare to what Emory has to offer." -Posted 01/25/2010 | 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?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

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?

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?

No Response

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