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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Jefferson?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about Tom Stoppard (related to my application)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about an ethical issue in medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview Feedback, Jefferson's website, talked to a friend who attends the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean and Director of Admissions are so warm and interested in the students. The Director, Grace Hershman, even gave me driving directions at the end of the day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There weren't many interesting stops on the tour, just going into the lobbies of buildings." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to pronounce my interviewer's name! I found out that some of the other interviewees didn't realize their student interview was being evaluated because it seemed so informal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A really nice day. I appreciated that it didnt start until 11. It will always be a big group of applicants, since they only interview once a week, but I thought that was neat because I met a lot of people. I would recommend going to the post-interview wrap up because there are lots of students and adminstrators there to chat with." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2003

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