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  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • 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?

40 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)?

"What healthcare issues do you think you will be facing as a future physician? (Faculty Interviewer)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical and volunteer experiences. (Faculty Interviewer)" Report Response

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

"Why did you decide to major in Biophysics instead of going for the traditional biology major? (Student Interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The most interesting question I was asked was about how I would make the transition to medical school. (asked by my student interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I didn't feel any of the questions were difficult to answer, my faculty advisor did ask me a question about my academic record and my view on how prepared I was for medical school..but I think I handled it well." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read people comments on SDN, wrote out and answered typical questions, Drexel website (very informative), asked someone who had interviewed a little earlier about their experience, went over AMCAS, resume" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything...I loved it..the faculty is so involved and you really feel the sense of community that exists between the students, faculty and admissions staff, the facilities are amazing, they really are technologically savvy, I really liked the fact that everything is open to students 24 hrs/day, housing is reasonable, and I enjoyed the fact that they really get a chance to know you beyond your numbers and really read through your entire application, and the guidance given through advisors, Bigs and the Pathway program are really impressive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"absolutely nothing negatively impressed me about Drexel, I am hoping to be accepted there because it is definitely my top choice, and I can see myself fitting in there so well :)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I think it was fitting that this was my last interview...I had it scheduled since December...I wish that the decision process was sooner...but I am willing to wait :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was probably my best interview experience...I came in with a great view of what Drexel Univ SOM was like...and left even more in love with the school, the opportunities, faculty and students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/26/2004

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