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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"tell me about your undergrad" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"tell me about your research" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"what are you looking for in a med school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"what do you like to do outside of academics?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"please tell me why you are choosing an MD after doing so much research (ive worked in 7 labs over the past four years)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at their website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the simulation center, the lack of competitiveness (ie. the students supposedly all work very cooperatively)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i was disappointed to see that there is no campus housing, even for first years (which means that everyone lives by themselves away from the school/hospital)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i was interviewed by an asst dean and it was very relaxed overall. he let me do most of the talking until the end when i asked him a couple questions, and overall, it was very non-intimidating. that being said, he was also very good at insuring that i had no idea what the hell he was thinking about me. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2005

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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