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  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • 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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What medically relevant activities did you do during your undergrad?" Report Response

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

"What field of medicine do you want to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Um...it was just a conversation mainly...only the questions stated above were directly asked." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, went over primary app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location, the cooperative atmosphere, the happy students, great clinical training, nice facilities, recorded lectures, friendliness of EVERYONE, Dr. Callahan and Dr. Brooks know your application without looking at it, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is by far one of the best school I've interviewed at. The people really make it feel like a family. They have a really cool intramural sports league and powder-puff football tournaments (!). Seems like a great place to spend the next four years (fingers crossed!)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

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?

04/08/2009

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

10 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?

10 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?

8 out of 10

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