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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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 Georgetown?" Report Response

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

"How can you be sure you really want to dedicate your life to medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is something unique that you would bring to our medical school class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unusual - why Georgetown was defnitely emphasized throughout." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What unique advantages do you believe Georgetown can offer you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The neighborhood of Georgetown itself; Mrs. Sullivan's openness about what Gtown is and is not looking for" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students did not seem terribly enthusiastic about their school. They said they liked it - but weren't all that convincing - and had so-so things to say about their professors. There is no mannequin for heart/lung sounds (almost all schools have these) and no microscopes for histology. The curriculum is not organ based, it is by subject. AND, there are crucifixes everywhere - in all lecture halls and hospital rooms -- I'm not such a fan of this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The details listed above." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience was a positive one in that everyone was nice, open and inviting. However, I discovered a lot of drawbacks to Georgetown that I was not aware of before (see negative impressions section of feedback)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

What airport did you use?

IAD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/05/2006

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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