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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?

1 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)?

"What's a strength and weakness you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Near the end of the interview, my interviewer asked me, "Okay, we have about five minutes left. I will soon be telling the Admissions Committee about you. What do you want me to tell them?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really, probably the above question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read brochure, read my AMCAS, my secondary, got some email communication going with the Student Council President for a student perspective." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were great. Administration also strikes me as trying desperately to move forward from their embarassing old-white-boy-old-school past. Students sit on every single committee." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture hall wasn't exactly that nice, not sure about diversity of the class either. Tuition is sky high and I've seen better financial aid." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there will be about 30 other interviewees with me in the beginning. No big deal though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my first interview, and I have to give Jefferson props for teaching me so much about the school, both positive and negative. I had fun, and I feel pretty good about how I did. I can definitely see myself attending this school more than I did before the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2003

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