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

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 didn't you retake the MCAT? What are some academic challenges you have faced? Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are some of the benefits and drawbacks of medicine? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research. Do you plan to do research later in your career." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had all the money and time in the world, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had all the money and time in the world, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on my amcas, the school website and brochure, medical ethics and problems with current healthcare system." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked that all the students I ran into on campus were extremely happy to be at Drexel. The faculty are very involved with the studetns and seem to truly care about the education of the students. The facilities were nice, the campus is small but is cozy and welcoming. I just felt Drexel was a wonderful school and the atmosphere there is very relaxed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was warned that the location is not in a nice neighborhood but I felt it was safe during my visit there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be the one going off campus for the interview. I should have left earlier on the shuttle to compose myself for the interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Drexel was fun and the faculty and students are super nice. The atmosphere there is very relaxed. I loved how committed the students and the faculty were towards the school. I enjoyed this interview very much and fun meeting the students at Drexel and making friends with fellow interviewees. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

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?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

03/26/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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