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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 do for fun? How do you relax?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself and by that I mean don't list your gpa and accomplishments, tell me who you really are, what makes you tick" Report Response

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

"How did you pick medical schools to apply to? How did Drexel fit your criteria?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"By Dean of Admissions after learning about my baby-signing experience, 'Have you ever seen Meet the Fockers?' She's a really cool down to earth woman, easy to relate to, but is also highly qualified and accels at her job." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you feel qualified to study medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, current events, read over my primary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The PEOPLE! Everyone was amazing, so welcoming, so enthusiastic about their school. The TECHNOLOGY! All lectures are videotaped and online within 4 hours. All notes are online. All lab slides are online. They said if we can put it online, we do. If we can't yet, we will in the future. Students seem to love watching the lectures at home in double time. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that the campus is not at the same location as the hospital. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known more about the specific differences between PIL and IFM tracks, and if the two groups are as socially isolated as they seem." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved it! I'd gladly make Drexel my home for the next 4 years!" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton on 17th and Race

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/12/2007

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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