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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about your volunteer work." Report Response

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

"What do your parents do? Any doctors in the family?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why the switch from education to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none, very casual and easy " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the Jefferson website and read the brochure. I also practiced common interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really love the location of the school. It is in a nice part of town. I also enjoyed talking to the first year med student during the student interview because she told me all about her experiences at Jeffereson." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Sad lunch. Eat before you go." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't realize that I should have stayed longer at the end of the day wrap up meeting and talked to the admissions people." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked Jeffereson and my interviewers were really nice. They made me feel very comfortable." 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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