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  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Why haven't you shadowed until recently?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What's the biggest problem in healthcare?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"none, pretty boring questions" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Everyone's application looks the same to me...what makes you stand out from all the other applicants?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, SDN, and interview book" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendly students; the new medical school building that's opening next year" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"finding out the OOS tuition for next year" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"For girls who are planning on wearing heels to their interview, it's a good idea to bring flats to change into before the tour, as it involves a lot of walking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Traffic coming from south NJ was HORRIBLE...good thing I left really early. I arrived at the admissions office and was sent to the children's hospital for my interview with a pediatrician. Then I waited in the admissions waiting area until the info session and financial aid presentation. Four students gave us a tour and ate lunch with us (we were given $8 vouchers to use). " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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