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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 Jefferson?" Report Response

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

"What have you done that demonstrates a capacity for compassion?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How hard do you want me to fight for you with the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where does Jefferson rank among the schools you've applied to?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Deprived myself of sleep." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The living situation and costs in Center City Philadelphia, their schizophrenic curriculum which seems like it gives students no free time, no intergrated curriculum first year, half-hearted PBL effort." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was rather odd; she chastized me about my grades for awhile, and we went into excruciating detail about my experiences and volunteer work...and then suddenly in the middle she pulled out the evaluation form and started verbally going through it and telling me how I'd done on everything, culminating in grilling me about whether I'd come there if accepted and how it compared to the other places I'd interviewed (that sure came back to bite me). Definitely the only interview that had me sweating so far." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2002

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