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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?

1 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Other questions were related to info in my AMCAS application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I were coming over for dinner, what would be on the menu? (after seeing i was a pro cook)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, JMC website, email current students, mock interview with friend." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overwhelming happiness of everyone going there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Philly has some incredibly scary 'hoods (coming from NYC and London, btw) but not near the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was stressed out and they knew it, and tried to put us at ease right away." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved this school, and it jumped up to my number one choice of all schools I applied to." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/28/2007

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

10 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?

5 out of 10

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