Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 New York? (for undergrad)" Report Response

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

"Why a year off?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose a non-science major?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I mentioned that my current job was incredibly challenging and she asked me why and how and we had a really interesting discussion about the nature of medicine today. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did your physics grade dip?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, SDN, talked to a 1st year @ the school, brainstormed answers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The unique opportunity to choose between 2 curricula. The fact that everyone there seemed happy. The seemingly encouraging faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One member of the faculty was talking about the lack of restaurants in the area. Doesn't seem like much going on in the suburbish area. Then again...Philly's not far and it's a good, quiet place to study. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get your accommodations early! I stressed a bit about lodging. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty relaxed. I was really impressed. The faculty interviewer really knew my file, which was comforting." 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Crowne Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/2008

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

"The admissions office is great, actually. I would only suggest trying to schedule interviews so that" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //