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  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Washington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why do plan to pursue General Surgery?" Report Response

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

"Why were visiting Fairfax last summer?" Report Response

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

"Call me when you land!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of Korean food do you like the best?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think having the primary care physician as the "gatekeeper" in the healthcare system is a good or bad idea? Explain your answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, Kaplan resources, mock interviews, read up on healthcare, other various websites and books on interviewing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is in constant flux. True, the facilities are not state of the art, but rennovations are completely underway for many of the facilities, such as the interactive learning center. The curriculum is not static, in that, it is constantly evolving and improving. Mrs.Sullivans speech will definately give you the best picture as to if GU-SOM is or is not meant for you. The students seemed genuinely happy about their decision. THe city of DC is spectacular. There is so much to do. Overall, I loved this place and it is definitely my #1 school of choice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the other students. One actually fell asleep while the dean was talking. Not good for the applicant and definately not good for a possible future physician." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You spend the majority of your time in the "fish-bowl." SO, sit in the chair and not the bench. Im glad I sat in the chair because those benches would have done a number on my back and could have made my interview later in the day difficult." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love this place, but like any school, the shoe has to fit!" Report Response

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