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  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Do you have girlfriend? What does your family think about your decision to pursue medicine? Faculty interviewer had some questions very specific to my personal statement (he knew it quite well) and to some of my ECs, however he said he purposefully didn't look at my grades/MCATs." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Previous interviews, read the school's brochure, this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student happiness and enthusiasm for the school. My faculty interviewer. The area of Philly in which the school is located." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Most students seem to avoid going to class like the plague--I'm not sure if this speaks to the quality of instruction they receive. The facilities are definitely old." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student interview (closed-file) was very informal and lasted about 30 minutes, while the faculty interview was open-file and last a little more than an hour. My faculty interviewer was incredible--very friendly and relaxed, probably the nicest interviewer I've had. " 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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