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  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Lots of questions about research and statements in my personal statement." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do with a free weekend at Emory (one where you had no work to do)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were really that difficult, though my interviewer do really want to know about your research experience in depth." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS application, and read SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Emory campus is AMAZING! It's a very beautiful campus with a lot of amenities and everyone seemed extremely nice. Also the info sessions were not only actually informative (unlike many of the other interviews I've been on), they were extremely entertaining." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I think the conditions in Grady are pretty bad. While I would love to practice medicine there, the disparity between their inner city hospital (Grady) and the one servicing the upper class part of town (University Hospital) is ridiculous." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. Also, to echo others definitely bring walking shoes. Emory really, really doesn't care and the tour is about three hours!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Emory interviews in both a one-on-one basis and also a group interview. I thought the one-on-one interview went extremely well and the interviewer attemped to put me at ease. However, the group interview just seems to naturally be awkward, unlike the one-on-one interview the interviewers were somewhat colder and seemed to be there for their questions only. Each of the group interviewers merely asked all three applicants the same question right in a row. Don't worry if you think that you wished you said what the other applicants are currently saying or that they are using your "good answer," because everyone feels that way...just stay calm and confident. The interviewers only have access to your AMCAS personal statement so be sure to give it a look over once before going to interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott Courtyard

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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