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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

Open file

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

"Why medicine now? If you're a non-traditional candidate, you'll get this question everywhere." Report Response

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

"What do you want your legacy to be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you want your legacy in medicine to be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What compromises do you think you would have to make to come to a school like Georgetown?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over application, school web site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was a great liberal, which was relieving after the woman from admissions made me think this was not a place for people with change in mind. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students also seemed really unhappy. They tried to put on a good face, but it was like, "well, what do you expect, it's medical school." " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Their commitment to social justice isn't just a smoke screen. My interviewer was really involved in changing health care delivery for the underserved. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The admissions woman who intro'd the school and process was horrible. She had the biggest chip on her shoulder about Georgetown not being ranked as well as it should supposedly be. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2004

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