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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?

30 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 did you decide to switch from [non-science major] to medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are some experiences you've had that you feel prepare you to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"In your opinion, what are some of the problems that are going to arise in healthcare in the next 20 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some problems in healthcare that we will have to deal with in the next twenty years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Georgetown's website, ethics websites, good night's sleep!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I would be astounded if you can find one unfriendly person on the staff or in the student body at Georgetown. Everyone was amicable and really, really encouraging. I loved the philosophy and mission of the school; it seems like they really do focus on the student's development as a doctor AND person by allowing the maximum amount of choice possible. Great opportunities for everything from community service to spending time abroad! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost, though we were all told to "learn to love going into debt!"" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would rain, and the humid weather in D.C. would turn my hair into a nightmare!! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, very low-stress, though I felt like I was on edge a bit during the morning (actual interview is in the afternoon). This is quite possibly the friendliest place I've visited so far!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2004

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