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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?

4 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?

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 anything and everything about yourself." Report Response

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

"To where have you traveled?" Report Response

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

"More conversation questions like those above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It was pretty much like a long conversation- no one question stands out." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock-interview, read my personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly atmosphere, the students being so down-to-earth, the faculty interviewer being so laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Can't think of anything..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To relax- it was a really low-key interview day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great time. We had two interviews: one with a student and one with a faculty member. Both of my interviewers were very relaxed and just wanted to get to know me. They were constantly asking me whether I had any questions for them. It was a lot like they were selling the school and not putting me (or my grades or test scores) under intense scrutiny. Great experience-very casual." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2008

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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