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  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional 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 get these 3 C's? What makes you think you are ready for medical school? (my GPA is a 3.7 but i got 3 C's) Do you even know your limits?" Report Response

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

"Why is your verbal score so low (8 v, but 30 overall)? Are you going to retake this or you are keeping your low score? (the average MCAT for Drexel is 31 and a 3.6 GPA)" Report Response

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

"Do you think you have a temper? Are you good with interacting with people? (he ask the question twice)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you ready to pay the price? Your kids are not going to see you, you will miss great part of their life, are you really sure you want to go through with this? And he went on and on saying how his kids still judge him for been missing in their life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as most interesting. this topic took about half of the interview." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the option of choosing what type of program you want, either regular leture or problem base." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"you have to be jumping around for your rotations in 3rd year. Different hospitals throughout PA. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there was a free shuttle from the Hospital to the Campus. i would had taken that instead of the train. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my worst interview. I had 5 other interviews at this point and 3 acceptances. But my interviewer was so mean and pushy that he make me think that i was the worst candidate. It was a really bad interview. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2008

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

4 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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