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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

Open file

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

"Why major in _____?" Report Response

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

"What does that major have to do with medicine?" Report Response

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

"Did you apply to Johns Hopkins?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why _______? (my major)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How does that major fit in with your plans to go into medicine" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn feedback, amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great location (right in the heart of georgetown), sounds like students get hands on clinical training." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities were a little old. Interviewer was a complete jerk (interupted me every five seconds and scoffed at everything I said). The staff overall seemed very phony (trying to sell their "cura personalis" which is a fancy word for what every medical school tries to do already). Students who gave us tour said that they only went to GT because it was the only school they got into." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The students didn't seem all that happy (only met like 5 though). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself went badly. My interviewer refused to let me talk. He got even more antagonistic when he asked me if I applied to Johns Hopkins (which is answered yes) and he further berated me. The admissions talk is overly dramatic and phony; they sounded like a bunch of used car salesman." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Georgetown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2004

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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