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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 was the most interesting question?

"Strangely enough, I wasn't really asked any direct questions. We just started talking about a photography award of mine and went from there." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, stressed a bit, researched school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone talks about the students at Jefferson and it's true, you really can feel the energy there and it's exciting. The school is in such a great part of Philly...few blocks away from the darn Liberty Bell, etc. The interview day was well organized and I liked that the Admissions Director, Dr. Callahan (she's awesome), took the time to talk with students one-on-one at the post-interview wrap-up." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really except it was raining and insanely windy but that wasn't jefferson's fault obviously." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There really are a lot of folks interviewing at one time...but it's no big deal. Some of them are MD/PHD's." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was accepted a week after my interview and will definitely be attending JMC. They are incredibly efficient there compared to other schools where you wait and wait and then get waitlisted. Jefferson will generally let you know within 2 weeks." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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