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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me about yourself (after telling me that she had just read my AMCAS essay)." Report Response

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

"What problems face healthcare and physicians in the future?" Report Response

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

"Why Georgetown for medical school? (They seem to really want people who appreciate, believe, and respect their cura personalis approach to medicine, so make sure that you are prepared to answer this question with something other than some generic response)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Because of your volunteer work, what do you now think about your own humanity?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you not like about the field of medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, went through Georgetown's website, and reviewed my secondary essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The unique mission of Georgetown and the entire campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One dean gave a slightly uncomfortable, almost demanding introduction to the school's curriculum. This was the only negative part of the day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The great opportunities for early clinical experiences that Georgetown offers and how important this aspect is to their curriculum. Better than all other schools I have looked at." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was very low stress overall. Some waiting in the "fish bowl", especially if you have the later afternoon interview. Wonderful school with a different, but good curriculum for students. Best of luck to everyone!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

DCA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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