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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?

3 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?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"How do you feel about a proposed law requiring every patient at a certain hopsital to recieve an AIDS test?" Report Response

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

"Strongest/weakest characterisitcs? " Report Response

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

"What should I say about you to the committee?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question about AIDS, see below." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you apply to Penn or Temple?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock Interview, MSAR, Web-site, talking to current students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The history of the school was actually interesting. If I remember correctly they have the most alumni of any school. The campus is relatively confined even though it is in the city. The research program seems exceptional." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They didn't show any labs or research facilities on the tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They are building a new integrated sciences facility that will be completed for the 2007-2008 school year. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very conversational and low key. I wasn't grilled, the interviewer seemed like he just wanted to find out who I was. The ADCOM is very friendly and approachable. The interviewer definatly studied my file beforehand and had specific questions in mind - know your application well." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2006

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

9 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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