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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 is your personal take on the war in Irag?" Report Response

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

"Describe the biggest challenge you have overcome." Report Response

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

"And the obvious ''why medicine''? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"We had a fantastic dicussion about the Iraqi War..he saw from my AMCAS that my brother went to West Poing and inquired whether or not he had been deployed. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I don't recall any difficult questions, only engaging ones." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I arrived at the interview about 20 minutes early and picked up a copy of the school newsletter. Also the usual re-read of AMCAS and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at Jeff is remarkably organized and enthusiatic. The entire day was well-structured, interesting, and lots of fun...suprisingly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. nothing at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"At first, I was concerned because the interviewer struck me as a potentially uptight individual. But he turned out to be kind, soft spoken, and said some very interesting things. We really had a candid, interesting conversation rather than an interview. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

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?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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