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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?

9 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)?

"Why would you want to move from California to Pennsylvania." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical experiences." Report Response

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

"What field of medicine are you interested in and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In 20-30 years tell me what you picture your typical day to be like, start with waking up, breakfast etc." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none were difficult, all related to my file" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over my primary, secondary, MSAR, SDN, and read up on current health care issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both the staff and students were very enthusiastic and during the interviews made me feel really comfortable. All of the students that I met were happy to be at the school, the facilities are good and high tech." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be approx 50 of us interviewing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I stayed with a student host who lived a couple of blocks away from the school. The morning of the interview upon arrival there was a continental brekfast and the dean of admissions gave a powerpoint presentation on what distinguishes drexel from other med schools. Then I had a student interview, approx 30-40 min. Then a faculty interview, approx 40-50 min. The student interview is closed file and faculty was open file. I was impressed that the faculty had read my file in depth and all of the questions were related to my past experiences. Very easy going. Then we had lunch and a tour of the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

400

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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