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  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 do you wanna study medicine?" Report Response

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

"If I called your best friend and asked him to describe you, what would he say?" Report Response

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

"Why Jefferson?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"[You said you like to read], What book are you reading right now? What is it about?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I don't want you leaving the interview thinking 'Crap, I forgot to tell him this or that.' So, for the second half of the interview, I want you to tell me anything and everything you want me to know." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up common questions asked at interviews and practiced them. Also, researched specific areas of the school that set it apart from other schools." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness and laid-back attitude of the entire process." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Philadelphia International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Double Tree by Hilton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/21/2012

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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