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  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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 medicine? Is it because your father is a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Drexel? How much do you really want to come here?" Report Response

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

"Is there any moment that stands out in your mind, in your clinical experiences or volunteer work, where you realized that medicine is the career for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So, tell me about the gall bladder, its function and the reasons why you would need to remove it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Drexel website, mock interview by a peer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are new and high tech. I stayed with a student host, who was so nice! When I told my host that I missed part of the tour for my interview, she took me around herself." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They scheduled an interview such that you had to miss part of the tour. The public transportation was unreliable and caused me to be late to my faculty interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be a lot of deadtime during the interview day...there was about 2 hrs where I sat in the conference room just to wait around for an info session at the end of the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My faculty interviewer was nice, but he grilled me on some info in his specialty ...I wasn't expecting that. On the whole, the interview was very rushed because the shuttle was 20 min late to pick me up. The student interview was very laid-back and easy, but it was slightly awkward to do because it was over lunch (eating and interviewing don't go too well together)." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

phl

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/13/2006

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

5 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?

7 out of 10

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