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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?

35 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)?

"What's the most recent book you've read? film you've seen?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What's the biggest challenge currently facing healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Each generation of physicians can be characterized by a health problem they choose to focus on. My generation focused on finding a cure for AIDS. What will your generation work on?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You've worked on a lot of research projects on the past. Georgetown's medical school curriculum is very focused on developing clinical skills. How will you reconcile your two interests?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed the schoool's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"cura personalis, the philosophy their teaching -- you either love it or hate it" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities are a bit... well-worn" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Ms. Sullivan gives an overview of the program before your interview -- it is a very in your face session. She makes clear what georgetown is all about, and tells each candidate (who she knows by name!) that you can either take it or leave it. This little pep talk can be either inspiring or intimidating." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was very laidback, but get prepared for a really informative and long day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2002

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