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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?

3 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?

Open file

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

"what is your motivation for going into medicine?" Report Response

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

"let's role play. i'm a patient, you're the doctor. you just gave me a heart transplant and found out after the fact that the donor had testicular cancer. what do you tell me (your patient), who has just received this heart?" Report Response

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

"what do you expect to get out of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interviewer: "The students asked me to make sure to ask this question in the interview. 'Make sure you ask ___ of the interviewee,' they said. So, I'm asking you. What's the '___' they wanted me to ask? If you guess it right, you only have to answer this question. If you guess wrong, you have to answer your own question AND answer the correct question."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"if you were asked to give a presentation to premeds to persuade them to NOT go to medical school, what would be the 5 most important factors you would talk about. then, given those 5 factors, why did YOU decide to go to med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, website, and listened intently during the presentations (prior to interview)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students. my student hosts--UNBELIEVABLE. the school's got such nice people. and there's a note taking service for the class-attendence-ly challenged. very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the school seems...small. and very expensive. and there's no on campus housing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that all the hype about the school being supra-conservative is really not true. the school seems fairly open-minded; they are only guaranteeing that conservatism to people who seek it. those who don't are free to do as they please." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my student hosts were without a doubt the highlight of my trip. i would recommend ANYONE to stay with hosts. they can provide such great first-hand experience and insight, and mine even helped me figure out what to say in my interviews!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2002

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