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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 would you do if you had a free weekend in medical school?" Report Response

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

"Have you worked with underserved populations?" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So I see that you worked on [research topic, non-medical]. Why would you do that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explaining some downfalls in my application. The questions were fair and not altogether surprising, but make sure you have an eloquent and honest way of addressing your shortcomings." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback on SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at SKMC truly loves the school and the surrounding area is great. The new curriculum is more patient-based and integrated with working in small groups despite the large class size." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my faculty interviewer no longer worked at the institution." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student interviews seem pretty relaxed overall. The difficulty and style of faculty interviews really depends on your specific interviewer, and after speaking with other interviewees, the questions seemed to vary quite significantly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2017

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?

10 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?

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A" Report Response

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