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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What are the most important qualities of doctors today." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I'm a non-trad applicant. They asked me what would keep me in medical school rather than moving on to another field, as I had done before." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read and reread their website. Come up with questions to ask that I genuinely wanted answered." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their problem-based learning cirriculum. Learning more about this moved their rank on my list up a few schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My student interview was rushed, because he had the schedule wrong, so I had 15 minutes to eat food and answer all of his questions in a crowded cafeteria." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They popped a little essay on us while we were waiting for our interviews. I believe it was along the lines of describing when its okay to break the rules, when have you broke the rules, and what were the reaction to you breaking the rules. They gave you one sheet and you had to write it on that sheet, one side only." 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?

6 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?

Philly

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada Philadelphia NE

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

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