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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why do you want to go into medicine? Why Drexel?" Report Response

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

"What scares you about medicine? With all those things in mind, you still want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"With all the other jobs that you could make more money at, why do you still want to go into medicine? Do you need to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you need to become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"With all the negative aspects of medicine, why do you still want to go into medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS App, Drexel website, read NY Times for current events, especially current health topics" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The tour guide was very nice and helpful and we go to go into a PIL classroom and talk with the students, they loved the program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to go downtown on a shuttle that took 30 minutes, only 3 out of 15 or so interviewees had to go." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the other interviewees were going to be so nice and friendly... that would have taken away a lot of stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, It was a good experience, my interviewer was very nice and it ended up being more of a conversation with some questions thrown in. He was very interactive though and made me feel like I was answering the questions well. I also had an interview with a student who was quirky but very nice as well. We interviewed over lunch and he asked a few questions about me and what I do because this interview was closed file." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2007

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

7 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?

6 out of 10

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