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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

One faculty, one student.

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)?

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

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

"Why would you be a good fit for Temple?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Sum up for me how your experiences will contribute to you being a good doctor." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all pretty basic." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"He asked me to ask him about any questions I had about Temple, so I spent the rest of the interview coming up with questions to ask him." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced basic med school interview questions, read the schools website and mission statement etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brand new medical building, really nice facilities, hospital is just across the street, all of the students seemed really laid back and happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is not ideal, I had to park a few blocks away and it was sketchy walking back to my car in a suit after the interview was over (although nothing happened)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was no guaranteed parking for interview attendees, I would have come a lot earlier to get parking in the hospital garage instead of parking on the street." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall wonderful experience, really liked the feel of the school. Everyone was friendly and seemed genuinely happy and it seems that the school puts a great emphasis on teaching the students/students are well respected in the hospital." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

11/12/14

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None really" Report Response

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