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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"The questions were very straightforward, right from my application, no surprises." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

""why do you think we should accept you over other applicants?" crap i hate that question." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, practiced talking about my research" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The tour guides, two students, were really great and really positive about the school. it seemed like a cooperative, not competitive environment. It feels like there is a lot going on there, the children's hospital is great. Overall the energy of the people there was really positive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"students commute because the area around the school is so ghetto." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would like the school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Well, I was VERY unnerved because I took the train without my morning coffee, slept past Philly, and wound up in Trenton, NJ. GAAAAAH! . So I missed the info sessions, but I caught the tour and thank god I was not late for the interview. My interviewer knew this (dammit!) so I went in there very nervous, but relaxed halfway through. He was pretty easygoing. I lived in Philly before, and I really really hate that city. It's got all the soul-sucking ghetto and crap of a city with few of the advantages. But I was pleasantly surprised by Temple, and would definitely go if accepted. Despite nasty nasty philly I think there's great people at the school. BTW if you think Philly sucks too, don't tell someone who's from there >:O" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2005

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