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  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • 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

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)?

"Why do you want to go into medicine with all the problems it has?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What can I tell you about Temple?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"With all the problems in medicine why do you want to go into it." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What can I tell you about temple. None were particularly difficult. My interviewer tried to challenge my opinions a bit in the begining, but he was genuenly a very nice person. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked a bit on the website, talked to friends who go there. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people, everyone was so friendly, helpful, and pleasant. Even the man who worked in the bookstore was really eager to show my what books I might use should I choose to attend. Also they have great clinical opportunities to see rare and advanced diseases, because people in better communities just don't get as sick. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities, as they have noted, do need improvement. Its hard to get there by public transportation, and if you go a block in any direction from the school the neighborhood is not safe. Also, because of this students live all over the city. One friend said that she has felt as if there is racial segregation there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing much, I know several people who go there, so I was well prepared. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great clinical opportunities because of being in a bad area, facilities need improvement. But overall I really liked temple, I really felt at home with the people there. And during the day the campus feels very safe. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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