• Alexis Tran

John Hopkins Medical School



  • Acceptance Rate

  • 7% acceptance rate

  • In the 2024 class at John Hopkins Medical School, there are 60 women and 61 men

  • Most of the students majored in a science major as an undergraduate

  • 14% of the people had non-science majors

  • For the class of 2024, 5,604 people applied for John Hopkins Medical School

  • 664 interviews were conducted

  • 284 people were accepted

  • And 121 graduated


  • What it’s known for

  • John Hopkins is the second best research medical school in the country

  • John Hopkins is the 20th best medical school for primary care

  • In Baltimore, Maryland

  • John Hopkins Medical School is known for its hospital

  • John Hopkins Hospital has the only pediatric and eye trauma centers in Maryland

  • https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-medical-schools/johns-hopkins-university-04043#:~:text=Johns%20Hopkins%20Medicine%20also%20includes,campus%20in%20the%20Lowell%20J.

  • John Hopkins has a pass or fail system for the first two years of medical school

  • Takes away competition between classmates and they want to help each other

  • Application process has MMI’s or interviews where you have a room of interviewers, who each have their own station. Throughout the interview, you have to go to all of the different stations so that they can test you on certain things

  • According to one student, you learn about clinical skills first week

  • In first semester, you do a full test on someone to see how all of their systems are working

  • Students do research project first summer at medical school

  • Research projects can vary. They can be about something very science based or be about the history of science

  • Nice labs

  • Nice computer lab for virtual labs

  • Nice library

  • If there’s any paper that you need, you can ask that it’s brought to the medical building you’re at

  • Lecturers are volunteers and are not paid to give lectures

  • Atmosphere is good. Students like going to lectures

  • John Hopkins Student Assistance Program has counseling and support service, free

  • Have longer term mental health services, also free

  • Peer advising program. First year paired up with a second year

  • College Advisory Program- partners you up with faculty advisor

  • You meet with faculty advisor often to talk about all of the different aspects of your school life, social and academic

  • Most first years live by school. Most second years live in houses that are a little farther from the school

  • Medical school helps you to partner up with other people and helps with finding a partner for housing

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