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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?

40 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)?

"Would you go into practice alone or in a group?" Report Response

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

"Asked about other schools i applied to and interviewed at" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"if i would attend XXX school... i didnt know how to respond, because i didnt want interviewer to think that i would attend some other school... also, my grades are not even close to good enough for an interviewer, but my interviewer was too old to realize what kind of scores are need to get into XXX school... and didnt want to criticize myself in the process by saying i'm not good enough..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"nothing... so sick of preparing since it was my 7th... " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school is in the heart of philly, close to train station, no need for car" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"school has too many students, lunch was horrendous - regret not writing that on feedback survey, student interviewer - she didnt know what the heck she was doing, and felt like i carried the whole conversation alone!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"student interviewer didnt ask anything about my app... i filled up the 30 min asking her questions, which she answered in a one or two word answer... wouldve prepared many more questions if i had known..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"too many presentations, lunch tasted really bad - sandwiches had the worst stale bread i've ever tasted - and u wonder how bread can taste bad - it can!!! the school i think tries wayyyyyy to hard to sell themselves... it got really annoying after a while, listening to sooo many presentations about how great the school is... tour guide was wayyy too excited about school, seems almost fake " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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