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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

Open file

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

"Why Drexel?" Report Response

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

"What questions do you have? (Asked this at least 5 times)" Report Response

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

"What makes you stand out?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why Drexel?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Drexel?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN!! Also, read Drexel website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of the nicest admissions staff that I've experienced. Also, the school is completely wireless (first in the country, I think?). It's this nice, warm, technologically-advanced compound with fountains and peaceful-looking hallways and really nice lecture halls. Also, very diverse student body that seems to be very supportive to each other and active in extracurricular activities. A lot of non-traditional students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kind of a small campus. Also, students there kept saying how unsafe the surrounding area is. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The medical school is pretty far from Drexel University main campus. About 20 minutes by car." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Sat in a room full of other interviewees and watched a Powerpoint presentation for about 40 minutes. Took a long tour (1hr) and then returned to the room. Waited some more. Was interviewed by a student after a long time waiting, over lunch. Then was interviewed by faculty. Then watched a lecture on substance abuse. Caught a train back to airport (train station across the street)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/19/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

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