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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why don't you just tell me a little bit about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Why do you feel compelled towards medicine? " Report Response

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

"If you want to make an impact in people's lives why not something like teaching?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a friends of yours?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you explain why one of your references would rate you with low maturity?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this website's old questions and my AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Drexel is really progressive in its teaching style. Not only do they do SYMPTOM based learning they also let you choose a teaching style that best serves you, i.e. their PIL or IFM programs. The IFM program is very normal where you are spoon fed. large amounts of information in subject blocks. The PIL program is a problem based learning program where you generate the information you think you need to learn with a faculty facilitator. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I honestly have very little to complain about. Their student hosting program could be bigger, but I still found someone to host me so it wasn't really a problem." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had know that I forgot my belt at home. As a tip to fellow applicants that may find themselves in this predicament; be MacGuyver. I used my shoelaces from my regular shoes tied together and they worked well in a pinch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed with everything I saw and it was fairly standard interview day. Everyone I met at Drexel had a very friendly demeanor and I think they liked being there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

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

8 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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