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  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your high school experience" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest fear about medicine?" Report Response

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

"What kind of movies do you watch?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"MD/PhD: "Do you think MRI is going to further encroach on the other imaging modalities? (i.e. PET, SPECT, CT, ultrasound) MD: How does your engineering background help or hurt you in studying medicine? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Please explain the Fourier Transform window you used in this experiment" (MD/PhD question related to my research). As for MD only, I dont remember any really difficult questions. I guess the toughest was "What personality characteristic would you change about yourself?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at this web site, also. Read up on current medical issues. Studied my previous research very thoroughly (probably dont need to do this unless you are applying MD/PhD)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Incredible research opportunities available in every area of medical science; possibility of doing research at the NIH while at Hopkins; Clinical training in 3rd and 4th years is unparalleled in my opinion." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the area around the medical campus is not good, as i'm sure you've heard before" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There were a couple of labs that I didnt know about beforehand that I wish I had known about so I could read some of their publications and meet with the principal investigators." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, very positive. The only thing I didnt like was the area around the campus. The campus itself is OK, there are uniformed guards on every corner on the campus, but once you step off campus, watch out." Report Response

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