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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?

6 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?

40 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)?

"What is the worst part about being a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Drexel?" Report Response

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

"What can you bring to Drexel?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really stuck out as unusual, it was very conversational she just wanted to get to know me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the worst part about being a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over Drexel website information on PIL and IFM learning options that are available. Went over my app. Looked over some issues in healthcare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Despite the larger class size, all of the students seem to be really close knit and supportive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I am from a smaller community, I am not sure if living in philly would be for me. If you like the big city Drexel runs shuttles downtown so you can really get out and enjoy it. I was told if you go down the wrong way on Queen lane you will run into a bad part of town very fast!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not everyone is sent down to the hospital for the faculty interview. I ended up staying right at the school. Also the PIL curriculum is capped, only about 40 people are choosen to participate. (if accepted you must apply for the PIL curriculum) " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you end up interviewing with someone who is on the addmissions staff (Not an MD) you will have very comfortable experience. It was very conversational! I can't speak for the other interviewees, but the ones I spoke with had an experience very similiar to mine. They just want to get to know you better." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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

5 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?

10 out of 10

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