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  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"how do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"when did you know you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"how is the permanent fund dividend in alaska allotted to public institutions like hospitals and schools? definitely specific to alaska." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"i'm a beginner skier, why size skiis should i buy? (i used to ski professionally, so i think they were just getting me to talk)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the most difficult aspect of medicine you foresee in your medical career and how would you fix it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read bioethics, my file, SDN, meditated. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"drexel's curriculum is very student oriented. i also was attracted to the location of the school - nice and quiet. this one is a personal thing, so its not a plus for all people. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour guide MS-1. he loved hearing his own voice and if it were required for me to interact with him on a daily basis, i would not go to drexel. other than that, it was all just fine. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i learned nothing new while i was there. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"relaxed. i flew all the way from alaska though, so i had wished to have more in depth discussions. AK to PA just to "tell them about myself" seems a little disrespectful. i would also have liked an opportunity to discuss my scientific publications and my graduate work, but it never came up. just be able to discuss your personal experiences and how they impacted you. be articulate. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/12/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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