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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about yourself..." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your extracurriculars" Report Response

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

"I hope that after today Jefferson has moved to the top of your list. It already was :)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing unusual." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"my faculty interviewer didn't ask anything hard and neither did my student...but my student was very shy, so be prepared to carry on the conversation. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school, SDN, practiced with friends. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very student-oriented. The students were very enthusiastic. It's in the heart of Philadelphia, which I love. Great clinical experience. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"This school was my first choice before and after I visited. I will be attending in the fall, but I'm a little worried about its lack of diversity. It's not very diverse for a school in the center of Philadelphia and I wonder if they're making a true effort to change this. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really great. My faculty interviewer was enthusiastic and she really sold the school (eventhough i already loved it)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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