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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"It was more a conversation: we talked mostly about religion." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"some questions about my research and it became a complete different conversation. the doctor i was talking to was reading my file at the same time so we had some moments when he would read and i would just sit there: it did not feel like an interview at all." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went through AMCAS application, secondary essays that I wrote for various schools...." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Not much really" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was actually disappointed by my visit ( I was sick so maybe I was not in the right mood). Jefferson was one of my favorites I thought but I found the facilities old and most students I interacted with would say that they are not going to class. My student interviewer is always skipping class and did not seem to be very happy there as well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"See above" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview in itself went well and I really enjoyed it, but I was surprised by the facilities and don't think I would enjoy going there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/16/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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