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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 was the most interesting question?

"so you like houseplants?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"why medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and temple website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were very enthusiastic about the school and about how the hospital is verrrrry receptive to letting even first years get a lot of patient exposure. also, the children's hospital has no residents so the med students get to do a lot. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the area isn't great but it's not that bad (unless you're super sheltered). it's not like you have to live there, just go to classes and the hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"as a minority, i was kind of forced to set up an extra meeting in the morning with the minority office. i thought it was like an extra interview but it was really someone coaching me for the real, regular interview. very very weird. felt very shady." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"laid back. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

hampton inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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