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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

one medical student, one faculty interviewer (2 total)

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)?

"What is your opinion about humor in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me the best thing you learned/ that came from being a burn survivor." Report Response

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

"What do you think will be the most difficult part of being in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Scenario: You are on your way to visit one of your best friends, who is on their deathbed in the hospital. On the way, you hear the best joke you've ever heard in your lifetime. When you get to the hospital your friend is lying in a bed surrounded by other friends and family and nearing death. Do you tell your friend the joke?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the hardest part about being a burn victim?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed health care policy, general ACA impact, etc. I also reviewed my application and my personal statement to ensure that I had a consistent message during my interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty member I interviewed with was kind, jovial, and passionate about his job. The students I met and stayed with were warm, welcoming, and very encouraging. Moreover, the students seemed genuinely happy to be at Drexel and to have a good life/study balance." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Post-interview communication wasn't great - I wish the follow-up was an email instead of a mailed letter." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known how much pressure I would feel walking in the door initially - they had 12 of us seated around a conference table, then had us write an essay. Having everyone else around makes the process feel intensely competitive and much more stressful." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

What airport did you use?

PHL airport

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/17/14

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?

3 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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