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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What is your mother's influence on your wanting to become a doctor since she's a nurse?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the current state of health care?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Current state of health care." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview guides, practice, reviewed AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall happy vibe on campus. Students help one another, even the interviewees were nice to each other. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Its not really a campus its more of a school in one building. The icy sidewalks and roads, having to live off campus and drive to school every day would be a new and slightly scary task." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the final essay piece isn't necessarily an ethics question, and that day is truly made to be as stress free as possible." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love Drexel, the students are happy and the faculty know the students. The PIL program is a great side to the traditional lecture based programs. Faculty interview is open file followed by a student interview closed file over lunch. Stay with a student if possible they give plenty of info and the real dirt on the school if any. There are trains that run from the airport to Queen lane (med campus) for $10 one way." 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?

9 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2009

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There was a letter given referring to a packet in the folder about PIL but it was missing from the f" Report Response

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