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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 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?

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)?

"Why do your friends like you?" Report Response

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

"Name three adjectives that describe you as a future doctor." Report Response

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

"Why didn't you apply to osteopathic school? Do you think you'd make a good doctor? No one in your family is a doctor, why do you want to be one? You didn't do very well in O-chem, what makes you think you'll be able to get through medical school? (these were all at once, in a row)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think your friends are friends with you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you apply to osteopathic school? Do you think you'd make a good doctor? No one in your family is a doctor, why do you want to be one? You didn't do very well in O-chem, what makes you think you'll be able to get through medical school? (these were all at once, in a row)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the Jeff website, looked over AMCAS, current events in healthcare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student body was incredibly laid back. The entire campus is wireless. I love Philadelphia." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer was coarse and unfriendly. He also turned the heat up in the office." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't make jokes. Whatever you do. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer went through bouts of friendliness followed by extreme antagonism. He made me feel pretty crappy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2007

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