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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?

45 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)?

"How are you different from your best friend and how does this explain why you want to go to med school and she wants to go to law school?" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem facing healthcare? Why do you want to go into medicine at a time like this?" Report Response

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

"What else do you want the ad comm to know about you that is not on your application? Any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"ethical scenario ... if your handwriting was so bad and the wrong prescription was prescribed to a patient, what would you do? how would you feel if you were the patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you different from your best friend and how does this explain why you want to go to med school and she wants to go to law school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, Georgetown's website, talked to a Georgetown med student, read about managed care" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The organization of the day. Everyone is really nice and goes out of their way to make you feel welcome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was colder than I would have liked it, but I'll have to learn to deal with it. It is more expensive to live in D.C. but seeing as how I am going to go into tens of thousands of dollars of debt, the high price of rent is just going to be a drop in the bucket." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was a free bus that I could have taken to the school instead of a 10 dollar cab." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great day at Georgetown and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved the school and its cura personalis philosophy. D.C. would be an amazing place to live for the next four years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2004

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