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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"When did you decide you wanted to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What kind of work do you do?" Report Response

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

"Are you interested in working in underserved areas?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why are your grades lower in your junior year than others? (This one was difficult because it had a personal answer.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read books on health-care and ethics, the NYTimes, this website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The PIL program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood -- it's in the middle of a residential neighborhood, but living in Center City is totally feasible" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was a LOT of downtime when other applicants and I were sitting in the admissions conference room waiting for our interviews. Luckily the other interviewees were nice and fun to talk to, but there were awkward moments." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Drexel was my first interview. I was stressed out only because it was my first interview. My interviewers (admissions office staff member and student) were nice and laidback. I was totally relaxed halfway through the day and at times forgot that I was being interviewed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/03/2005

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