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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Tell me about your transition of coming from Hong Kong when you were a kid. (asked by both faculty and student)" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare? (I was prepared for that one)" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Tell me about your research. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your best friend (asked by student interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest problem in healthcare today? (asked by student interviewer)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, school website, the SDN forum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are so awesome, also they let the students take part in how the school is run (student interviewers for example). But the facilities and the tech stood out, it was really something else. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hard to get around w/o a car, and its very expensive. 36k tuition and 20+k expenses, need tons of loans if you go." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be so many interviewees. I only had about 5 other ppl at my other interviews. There were 20 ppl at Drexel" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My faculty interviewer I think liked what I had to say even though it was only 15 min. The person in front of me also had a short interview, and the interviewer even said he likes to do them fast, so its very stress free, and the questions were very easy. Student interview was good too, it was over lunch in the cafeteria. The tour was also nice, showed us around every area thoroughly and they seemed excited over the kinds of technology they have 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?

9 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn on Presidential Blvd.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2005

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

7 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?

4 out of 10

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