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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 did you choose your undergrad? " Report Response

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

"Asked me about my writing sample score. " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteer work. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really. My interviewer actually told me a lot about the school, especially the curriculum. Otherwise conversational." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really. It was mostly conversational. I guess I wasn't expecting to be grilled about a particular score. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AMCAS app, practiced with mom, read health section of newspaper to try to be up to date with current health issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were very friendly. many stopped by the room just to say hello and see if we had any questions. the student interviewer was the most laidback of any i've experienced." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the campus is tiny and facilities not the most impressive. no grand stadium-style lecture halls and anatomy lab in basement. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the writing sample, although i probably would have worried about it and it was really no big deal. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"students seem to really like the school. admissions could do a better job of selling it, though. they really try to push the two curriculums, so be sure to investigate that even though they tell you a lot about it. your interview may be soon after you arrive. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Inform students that they may be taking the bus into center city for an interview on the other part" Report Response

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