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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?

9 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?

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)?

"My interviewer was very challenging, but he made the interview interesting. He had my AMCAS and asked me about absolutely everything on it. I mean EVERYTHING." Report Response

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

"Why Philadelphia? What would you like to practice?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about...(an experience in my AMCAS). If you had to pick one achievement you are most proud of, which would you pick and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a friend of yours was here, what would that person say about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think is the biggest challenge facing medicine today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Jeff website, sdn, previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING. Excellent school ,bright students, great facitilies and location. Located in the center of the city, Jeff is a great place to go to school. They also have school apartments right on campus. 97% pass rate on step 1 and students say step 2 is a breeze for Jeff students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some parts of the city are kind of sketchy, and the weather gets really cold. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the school is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very enthusiastic crew. The day is run by students and everyone really seems to love the school. The Dean is very nice and enthusiastic. You definitely feel the "Jeff Pride."" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Latham Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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