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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?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"Tell me about your leadership experiences. " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experiences while traveling." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Given the following scenario: I am a physician and I have two patients, but only enough time to dedicate to one. The first patient listens to everything I recommend and follows instructions about meds perfectly. The second patient never listens to my recommendations and refuses to take meds. Keeping in mind the time constraint, how do I spend my time treating the patients? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your style of leadership? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read from the MSAR and the website. Also, I made sure I had examples if asked any ethical questions. I was familiar with both IFM and PIL before I went to the interview. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities at Drexel were great. The students seemed to be very happy there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size of the class was overwhelming. I also didn't like having an interview over lunch. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The medical school's past financial problems. At least they brought the problems to the applicants' attention though. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you interview here, make sure you try to get a good understanding of both the IFM and PIL programs. The class size is around 250 and the school seemed more crowded than any other school I interviewed at. The PIL program seems like a nice fit for someone looking for a smaller learning environment within the large school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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