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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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 do you want to go to medical school?" Report Response

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

"Why pediatrics?" Report Response

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

"Do you think that money shoudl be a motivator in applying to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can't remember" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Whether I looked down on my peers who were ''in it for the money''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS application, read about JeffHOPE, asked friends who attended Jefferson about interesting aspects" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty I met were enthusiastic and friendly. The dean of admissions was so personable and really made me feel like she was glad I was at the interview--in fact, I felt this way the whole day, that while I was lucky to have an interview, they were glad I was an applicant---made me feel welcome! All the students were very down to earth and genuine, and they all seemed to truly love the school." 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?

"Excellent. In the end, I had to decide between my state school (which is cheaper), and Jeff---but my interview experience so impressed me that I have decided to go to jeff." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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