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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"If you do not get into medical school this round, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your current job" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you ready for what you have to give up for a career in medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School website, spoke with a current student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and staff are very friendly and helpful. The student body seems genuinely happy and non-competitive. The staff and faculty seem eager to be involved with the students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area around the school is pretty dead, there isn't even a coffee shop. You have to go into the downtown part of Philly for anything. The campus is pretty small as the hospital is in a different location." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was very conversational, which was relaxing, but I don't think I was able to answer the questions as fully as I could have." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people I met were great and it was refreshing to see such down-to earth faculty members and student body. The campus is small and the area around it isn't very nice, but it does allow for more focus on school!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Philladelphia

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

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