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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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 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 Drexel?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses" Report Response

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

"Ethical questions about abortion and euthanasia" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are some of the weaknesses of Drexel?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Having to explain a few Bs on my transcript... I wasn't expecting that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, went over AMCAS, listened to presentation before interviews to ask more in depth questions about curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"enthusiasm of the students, how every student who saw me wanted to tell me how great Drexel and Philly are" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"lack of emphasis on research - but i knew that going in" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish i was given better directions to my interviewer's office at Hahnemann University hospital- i had to break through a lot of locked doors to get there..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It seemed pretty standard - a group of 11 interviewees were given a presentation about how great Drexel is, given a student-led tour of the medical school, then lunch with a student interviewer, and then a faculty interview at Hahnemann. The most stressful part was just making sure i could get to my faculty interview on time and i felt like my student interview was a bit rushed." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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