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  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • 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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do outside of school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"More of a conversation than question and answer format. Also some faculty interviewers do a closed file interview (mine) while others do open file." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were really difficult if you are able to articulate your desire for medicine/Jefferson. Not a "stress" interview" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS/website/SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How compassionate everyone at Jefferson was. They really care about their students/interviewees. The entire experience was extremely low stress and it was great to interact with both faculty, students and other interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had believed that the lunch really is that small ;-) I brought backup snacks just in case." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviews were very relaxed. I found as the interviews progressed that the little bit of stress was gone and I was more so enjoying the conversations with my interviewers about medicine/hobbies/etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2004

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