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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

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)?

"Would you go to Georgetown over your state school?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why Georgetown?" Report Response

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

"And what do you make of that? (asked after almost every question...)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the current AIDS crisis in Africa?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose you have a patient with bacterial meningitis that can only be treated with penicillin. If you don't treat him within the next 12 hours, he will die. But you call his parents and they say that you can treat him as long as you don't give him penicillin because he is severely allergic. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my secondary, looked at their brochure." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Washington, DC and the surrounding neighborhoods and the school's commitment to clinical teaching." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour--it lasted barely 20 minutes and we didn't even get to see their hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That we would be spending close to three hours in in a small room with uncomfortable chairs." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was positive. My interviewer seemed to not listen to my answers to his questions because he kept asking me to explain everything further, even when I initially gave very detailed answers. But he didn't try to stress me out and asked basic questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2002

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