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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"the cannibalism thing" Report Response

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

"Why do you volunteer?" Report Response

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

"Describe such and such experience in your amcas app." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""There's a lot of diversity here, which should interest you since you've studied cannibalism a lot." "..Wha?" "[rereads my file] Oh. Never mind. I was way off."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what was the greatest struggle you've had to overcome in your life?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my amcas app, SDN, drexel website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"awesome use of technology (all wireless, lectures taped and uploaded same day), 2 curricular tracks, students AND faculty are very happy, campus is in philly but in a quiet area, the fact that it's possible to live downtown and without a car (tour guide did that), and of course the diversity of the student body" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not the safest area, but what do you expect, med school cant be all fun and games" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"contrary to a previous feedback post, they do not give you breakfast. lunch yes, but not breakfast. i arrived starving and expecting a raisin muffin or something and ended up going to the cafeteria and buying a bagel." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"dr. berkow is pretty chill. with him, you do most of the talking, so know what you're going to say, don't ramble about random ish. my student interviewer likewise was very cool, it was very conversational and she encouraged me to ask her questions about whatever i wanted. she looked like the chick from laguna beach." 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?

2-3 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

my friend was the best accommodater ever

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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