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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? (The only question asked by the student interviewer)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical volunteer experience." Report Response

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

"What does your research involve?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the reaction of people around you when they found out you were applying to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you didn't have to worry about malpractice insurance and reimbursements, what do you think will be the most difficult challenge you will face as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"previous interview, studentdoctor.net, browse school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the emphasis on students and their education, the facilities and the friendliness of people" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the small library, the building layout" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the student interview is close file and that I was expected to be the interviewer. I had to ask all the questions! It's a good thing I had made a list of questions beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed with Drexel. I don't think it gets the attention it deserves as an outstanding medical school. The people were all very friendly, the CEAC rooms were great and it looked like a place I wouldn't mind spending the next 4 years of my life." 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?

7+ 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/18/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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