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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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 medicine/why Georgetown?" Report Response

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

"What are the greatest challenges in health care today and how should we address them?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Besides patients, to whom is a physician accountable?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specifically did the doctors you shadowed do which increased your interest in medicine? (I sort of interpreted it as "what are the qualities a physician should have?" and answered accordingly, although I'm not sure that's exactly what he was looking for..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, reviewed AMCAS application and Georgetown essay, made a list of possible questions and practiced answering them, researched health care reform a LOT, prayed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's philosophy, Mrs. Sullivan's speech, every student and faculty member I encountered, the curriculum, the opportunities for research and volunteering, location" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Price, classrooms... that's about it" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be sitting in a glass box for a large portion of the day, that I was expected to know WAY less about health care reform than I anticipated" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wouldn't classify the interview as "laid back," as many do (at least not with my interviewer), but it certainly wasn't as stressful as it could have been. After today Georgetown has jumped significantly on my dream list." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

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?

Embassy Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2009

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

8 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

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