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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What do you think the biggest challenge will be coming into medical school?" Report Response

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

"What do you most look foward to in medical school?" Report Response

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

"Talk about my research during the previous summer" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I knew about a George Harrison song called "wa-wa"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We had a discussion about my rural upbringing, the fact that neither of my parents went to college, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Drexel website, SDN, my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amazing facilities, everything is open 24/7, great area despite being right in the middle of Philadelphia, the student interview was very relaxed and we actually had a good conversation, no unfair medical trivia questions" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were about 25 people there that day" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The B&B we stayed in was really disgusting and needs to be taken off the list they give interviewees" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was one of about 25 people there interviewing. The tour was brief but informative. The formal interview was very open and honest and I was happy with how everything went. The student interview over lunch was very honest from a student's prospective and the guy I had it with was very nice. Over in about 6 hrs. I was accepted 10 weeks later (yes, 10)." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/27/2006

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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