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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"How do you feel about starting medical school at age 27?" Report Response

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

"She asked several questions about my volunteer experiences abroad. Why did you go, what did you get out of it, etc." Report Response

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

"As a resident, if you had accidentily written a prescription with the dosage doubled, which did not end up harming the patient at all, would you tell the patient and attending physician about your mistake?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you propose to resolve the issue of uninsured Americans?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, WU ethics site, current events, etc. I think practice interviews are the most important and useful means of preparation." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very upbeat and interesting, and there seems to be solidarity among the student body. I also appreciate the committment to community service and compassionate healthcare the curriculum demonstrates." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Having read SDN and the Georgetown website, I felt very well-informed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The woman who interviewed me was a fourth year medical student. The interview was very conversational. She showed interest in understanding my motivations and talents and tried to give me insight on whether Georgetown is right for me." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

WAS

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2005

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

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