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  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"tell about your family and educational background." Report Response

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

"why do you want to be a doctor." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what relationships have been important in your decision to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none--all were totally straighforward and expectable." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, school website, read viewbook, reread my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"grady hospital was very impressive, the students were extremely friendly and interesting people, i liked the other applicants, the admissions staff were very kind & fun, the atmosphere was collegial, atlanta seems great, there is good access to student life and sports facilities, there are other health-related schools there (public health, nursing, dental)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"many of the labs & classrooms for the next few years will be borrowed from other programs and/or temporary because they are about to demolish & reconstruct a building, i wasn't sure how i felt about the extremely traditional curriculum (subjects taught separately, grades, little emphasis on pbl)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i liked emory a lot and had positive impressions of almost everyone i met there. the teaching hospital looks fabulous. it was a well-organized and fairly fun interview day, though long. the group interview was fine--not a cause for worry. it's actually fairly interesting to learn about your fellow applicants. if i get in, i will have to think hard about whether i want to go to a school with such a traditional curriculum." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

atl

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

emory inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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