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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

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

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

"What would you do if you were not accepted this cycle?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What specialty are you thinking about?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What other schools in Philadelphia did you apply to?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you been accepted and where?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and spoke to my host." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is really committed to making a difference in the community. Philadelphia is an awesome place to do your clinical years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is just too big. The students do not know each other and while it is not competitive it is not really collaborative. I just got a weird vibe." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the cafe was that bad." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an afternoon interview so I arrived about 10:00 for the general info and financial aid session. Then we had our tour with medical students which ended with lunch. The students were not sad but they did not seem particularly enthusiastic about Temple. After lunch I had my interview and left. My interviewer was really interesting and nice, though." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BWI

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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