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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

1

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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your work in South America." Report Response

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

"Why Jefferson?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you engaged (wearing a ring)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you choose Jefferson?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN mostly, their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was so nice. I couldn't believe how friendly everyone was. They all LOVE the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was not very informative. We didn't see the lecture halls or the clinical skills lab. They just pointed to building and said "and in here we have . . ."" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I am not familar using the subway system and kept having to ask which train I should be getting on." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive. Enjoyed the interviewer and the day. Presenters were very passionate. Didn't get much out of the tour and it was important to me to see the clinical skills lab since other schools I'm considering have really good ones." 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/30/2005

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

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