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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

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

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

"Tell me about _______ activity on your resume." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"No interesting questions - the interview was more of a conversation to get to know me." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"There were very few questions. The interviewer told me about the school and himself equally as much as I talked about myself and answered questions." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Finding the location, reading these feedback pages." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinical/volunteer experience seems top-notch. There is a free clinic apparently run almost entirely by students, as well as volunteer opportunities everywhere you look. There seems to be a focus on clinical education and taking the initiative to study various interests." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"In the center city where my hotel was, parking was expensive. There is a lot of talk about the bad neighborhood that Temple is in, but the immediate area is nicer than I expected." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Penna. Turnpike exits are not the same as what mapquest.com will have you believe. The Philadephia city area is not as bad a neighborhood as I had heard." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low stress interview, tour with 2 second year students (who were among the most friendly I have met at interviews), financial aid presentation and admissions presentation. finished with lunch. Temple was a pleasant surprise. Although much is made of the bad neighborhood, probationary status, and poor financial aid, I thought that those things were blown out of proportion." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2003

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