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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?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are your extracurricular activities?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Where do you want to be in 10 years?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"no really interesting questions" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"My guy kept asking me what I do for recreation. And when I named a few things he kept being like ''what else do you do?'' I finally had to say that I was a premed and I didn't have time for THAT many extracurriculars" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, had someone mock interview me, spoke to some people at Temple" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The kids seemed really really great. They really liked each other and the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood was awful...just awful" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The guy just asked me questions, had no responsiveness in his face and wrote down my answers on a piece of paper. He kept asking me over and over why I would leave my current state and live in philly. He wouldn't accept my answer. The worst part was that it didn't feel like a stress interview, it just felt like a bad interview..." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Four Seasons

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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