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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 research." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"You have a few ''red flags'' in your transcript, tell me about them. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing, the interviewer had a very disinterested disposition" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about grades from five years ago, it wasn't a difficult question just the phrasing of the question I found to be offensive" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School website, amcas and secondary application review" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Laid back nature of students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities, location (it is like a fortified military zone with the amount of police and security), interviewer, OOS tuition 50K/year! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Having had numerous interviews prior to Temple, I had become accustomed to the usual interview day procedures but Temple was the most inefficient program day of all the schools. A 20 minute talk by an admissions coordinator that provided no real substantial info and 30-min talk by financial aid. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Short interview day with very little information or welcoming provided by the admissions office. A disappointing day, went in very excited and left ready to withdraw my application. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2007

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

3 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?

7 out of 10

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