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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me a little bit about X (this was something on my app)." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience?" Report Response

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

"Why Drexel?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No real interesting questions...there just wasn't enough time! With only 30 minutes it was a real no-nonsense interview." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Drexel? This was not made easier by their presentation of the school which really did nothing to distinguish the school from anywhere else." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback, looked at AMCAS, browsed SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My student interviewer and faculty interviewer were really great people. They both seemed like they would be a pleasure to work with." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The opening presentation needs to be redesigned in a manner to truly distinguish Drexel from other medical schools. The student tour guide was awful, unenthusiastic and talked about how all of the facilities were small and modest in comparison to other schools. He also put down the PIL study track, as he was in the IFM study track. Very unprofessional." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A mix of good and bad. The interviewers were great and the student I had lunch with was very nice as well. The opening presentation needs to be reworked and the student tour guide was clearly there only for the free lunch." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

12/01/2007

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

3 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Redesign that opening presentation and think long and hard about what makes Drexel so different than" Report Response

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