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  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Which country did I think had the highest life expectancy rate?" Report Response

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

"Why is it necessary to raise funds for Breast Cancer?" Report Response

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

"Why is the teenage pregnancy rate higher among unerserved populations?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think undocumented immigrants deserve medical treatment while in the United States?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think Philadelphia's infant mortality rate is equivalent to that of a third world country?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, visited the school website, consulted my personal psychic advisor. (kidding)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The ability to do rotations at several hospitals throughout Philly, the admissions staff and dean were knowledgable and friendly. Philadelphia is great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities seem small and isolated, the student that interviewed me seemed unhappy to be there, the student tour guide said some inappropriate things, which was disappointing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The students are segregated according to the style of learning they prefer, so even though the class is big, it probably seems smaller depending on which program you choose." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I absolutely loved Philadelphia, and I was impressed with the people I met while in the city, including an amazing 3rd yeard student that I just happened to meet in the city who took me out on the town the night after my interview. Maybe it was a bad day, but I did not find the students at the school itself to be especially friendly and/or happy, as other interviewees here had indicated. The student tour guide was condescending. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2003

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