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  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Do I do well on standardized tests?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"None. I was only asked a few very basic questions to verify information in my file, but that was it." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, reviewed my file." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Not much. The school does own its own hospital system. However, they oversell themselves, and repeat the same information over and over. Philly is a cool city, and that is about it. Mr. Martin does take you around the city, and it is an awesome city. Cool things to see all over." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything. Temple had been my #1 choice until I visited. Very old building. Mr. Martin is a marketer, and he definetly tries to sell you. He sold me right out the door, and made me change my mind. My interview was terrible, because the interviewer did not get to know me, but lectured me on various subjects. Went from #1 to not in the game." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How horrible the interview was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Atrocious. As I said, I was not interviewed but lectured. It almost seemed the dpm that interviewed me was trying to talk me out of being a podiatrist. He told me how hard it is too get paid etc." 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?

4 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

DoubleTree (school paid for it)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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

3 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?

10 out of 10

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