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  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 be a doctor? (he hammered this question several times wanting different explanations)" Report Response

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

"Why DC?" Report Response

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

"What is your clinical experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the interview feedback, reread my essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students seemed happy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The staff seemed anemic and unhappy to be there. We were in the same room for hours too. I also don't like the location of Georgetown too much, as there is no subway to get to the more lively parts of the city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had heard bad stories about interviewing here, that the staff was unfriendly, and they were right. Otherwise the interview was my toughest, but I think it was just because I was interviewed by a surgeon who was busy at the time and who didn't quite "get" me (I'm a nontraditional applicant)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Dulles (avoid! Its so faaar)

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Georgetown Conference Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/18/2011

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

2 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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