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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

7 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 medicine" Report Response

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

"Who is your role model" Report Response

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

"What area of medicine would you like to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How many students in your school are premed?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"[[sprinkled throughout the interview]] Where else did you apply? Where else do you have interviews lined up? In what other cities did you apply to medical schools? Where ideally would you like to be next year? Don't you ever want to leave Philadelphia? (when I said no) Why don't you want to go to Penn? Have you considered Jefferson? I'm sure you applied to Temple and Penn State, too, right?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN feedback (thanks guys!), read the website and prepared a good solid answer to why Drexel" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students were SUPER friendly i cannot stress this enough!!! student interview was low-key and relaxed over lunch" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"facilities way less impressive than my (admittedly snooty) prep school and my undergrad" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"a surprise essay during the interview day!?!? boooooooo" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I absolutely COULD NOT convince this guy I wanted to go to drexel; I had really solid good reasons, which I told him over and over again. I felt like the man was selling Penn, Jeff, and every other school in Philly. Low-key and the rest of the interview was totally pleasant and not stressful at all...I just should have been more prepared to say why drexel is the king of the world, I suppose :) good luck all" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Other

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2008

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

7 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"timely (or any) answers to emails would be great" Report Response

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