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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"How do you think the Penguins will do in the playoffs? (After telling her I was a huge hockey fan.)" Report Response

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

"Some questions about if I thought the legal rulings around stem cell research and abortions would change after I told her I had done stem cell research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think the Penguins will do in the playoffs?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would I fix the health insurance problems in this country? (Luckily I had just finished reading ''Redefining Health Care'')" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to a friend at Jefferson, current events, read ''Redefining Health Care''" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The students were amazing. They bent over backwards to make sure you had a stress free interview day and had all your questions answered. They genuinely love their school. Kids were always smiling and saying hi when we were on our tour. There's construction on a new building that will be ready in November 2007. Jefferson has the most graduates of any medical school so you'll have plenty of networking opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed with Dr. Zager who was the nicest little lady. It was more of a conversation than an interview. My student interviewer was really helpful and laid back. The interview was basically just me asking him questions." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

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?

04/11/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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