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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 did you choose to go to (my undergrad school)?" Report Response

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

"Did your father's illness inspire you to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you cope with moving to the US as a teenager?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think the school system here doesn't encourage learning a second language?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"after I said that my shadowing helped me learn about the importance of patient-doctor relationship she asked for specific examples... took me a while to come up with an answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about healthcare Read about the school Read interview feedback Talked to med school students Reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the curriculum! the students!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Smaller than I expected campus! Seemed somewhat isolated!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Generally my interviewer was very relaxed and mostly friendly. She didn't ask anything about healthcare or ethical issues. Simply went over my application and asked about my experiences/activities/grades. It is important to take time to phrase your answer. I hurried to answer and didn't sound too convinced/confident. Overall it was a nice and cozy school, with friendly students and approachable staff." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2010

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

// All Questions & Responses //

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

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //