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

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Tell me about [EC off of ACMAS]. The entire interview was pretty much this question over and over again." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about the current state of healthcare." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why did you transfer after your first year of college?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Why should Temple accept you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were very difficult - they were just boring and the interview was very clinical." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read about TUSM, its programs and affiliates and reviewed the survey results on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were new and nice, the medical students were friendly and seemed legitimately happy, and the admissions staff were very accommodating. I actually like that TUSM is in a "rough" area of Philly, because it provides great opportunities for learning and service." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interviewer seemed preoccupied and uninterested in being involved on the admissions committee." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known the interview day would be unorganized." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was impressed with the school, the area and the students. The only negative aspect of my interview day was the interview itself. If my interviewer seemed genuinely interested in getting to know who I am, I would have left with a better impression of the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The interview day seemed very unorganized. I felt like the day was thrown together." Report Response

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