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  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry 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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 favorite undergrad course?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Where are you from?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are some of your hobbies?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked to speak in some detail about my hobbies" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"I wasn't asked any difficult questions" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The EXTREMELY busy clinic. Students seeing 3-4 patients before lunch every day starting third year. Philadelphia. Integration with Temple. Residency placement rates. The students we spoke with were awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day wasn't organized very well. Too much sitting and waiting around. Some parts of the interview day just seemed pointless. The grading scale at Temple is weird, and the administrator couldn't really give us a straight answer about it. The actual interview seemed a little too relaxed" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. I didn't have any surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Temple seems to be a solid school that relies heavily on its insane clinic volume to draw in students. No big red flags for me. They need to do a better job with the interview day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

DoubleTree Hilton Downtown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

September 18th, 2015

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Revamp the interview day. Or at least make it substantially more organized." Report Response

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