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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 was your high school class rank / SAT scores?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What area of medicine are you interested in?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is your weakness/strength?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What were your SAT Scores and class rank?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None were really hard at all.....I guess "Summarize your strength in a few words"" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read Temple's admission bulletin, re-read my personal statemnt" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Temple is completely re-doing their first year curriculum for next year. They are switching away from lectures towards integrated block teaching." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Two of our tour guides said that the only reason they chose Temple is because it was the only school they got into. They could've at least thought of something else nicer to say!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The area is not nearly as bad as people make it out to be. Of course you wouldn't want to walk alone at night, but you wouldn't walk alone at night in any city. The area was equivalent to many other cities I have seen." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although I had read on SDN that the interview would be relaxed, I was still surprised by exactly how relaxed it was. I wouldn't even call it an interview, but more of a conversation. The interviewer was incredibly nice and let me know that decisions concerning admittance will be made within three weeks of the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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