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  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 was the most interesting question?

"How do I feel about drug companies advertising direct to consumer? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"He quoted a statistic regarding the deaths caused by physicians making mistakes. Then he asked me why do I want to work in a field with such "sloppy professionals"." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Temple website, MSAR, read up on bioethics & current events" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students giving the tour were friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was upset about how my interview went. The facilities were among the worst of the medical schools I interviewed at. I was also concerned about safety issues on campus. Temple is on probation." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"High-stress interview!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I received an email from Temple prior to interviewing about how their interviews were low-stress. Therefore, I was surprised when I was grilled in my interview. The questions were tough, but I was most surprised by the tone in which they were asked. I felt like every one of my responses was attacked. I've had nine interviews and this was my worst interviewing experience. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2003

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