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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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 leave Oregon to come all the way out to Philadelphia?" Report Response

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

"What attracts you to JMC?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to leave Oregon to come all the way out to Philadelphia?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my AMCAS app, talked with my med student friends, read "Understanding Health Policy" by Thomas Bodenheimer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are very friendly and seem very happy to be there. The faculty were very nice and seem to care about you as an individual. Other students were willing to move all of the way out to Philly from the west and were happy with that choice. JeffHOPE- a student run clinic with lots of opportunity for hands-on learning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The gym sucked. We didn't get to see the hospitals? Weird." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

10 out of 10

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