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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


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 become a doctor and what kind?" Report Response

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

"What other kinds of schools did you apply to and why Drexel/Philly?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any interest in academic medicine, what extracurriculars do you think you will pursue?, what was your favorite course in college" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What future obstacles do you see for the field of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really. spent a lot of time discussing advantages and disadvantages of the PIL/IFM programs. She was a really strong advocate of the PIL program." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"interview feedback, brochure, and website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"technology obviously, the surroundings are hardly ghetto, i think i'd still live in center city and do the 15 minute commute...everyone was really friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"would have been ideal if the college was in center city" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"wish i knew the directions better" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, the interview was SO laid back. the faculty interviewer just wanted to talk basically and what was really great was that she didnt have to ask me if i had any questions for questions all came out as part of our discussion. One thing that I learned was that any problems students had with the PIL program were due to issues a couple years ago and since then there have been no problems with it. In fact, the students I talked to in IFM told me that I should apply to PIL if not just to try it out b/c you can always switch out but you can't switch in to it. Read up on the different tracks for the first two years because it is definitely a good discussion point during both interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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