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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

2

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)?

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

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

"Tell me about your clinical experience?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If a homeless man walked into the ER for three days in a row and it became clear that there was nothing medically wrong and that he was just coming in to get out of the cold of winter, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, reading over secondary and AMCAS app. Reading through school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New teaching and research building opening in May, 2009. Absolutely gorgeous building. Friendliness and positive outlook of students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location. This school is in the worst neighborhood of Philadelphia, and the fact that the tour pointed out the fact that they have "stadium lights" on top of the hospital so that the streets have "cloudy day" levels of light all night long for safety reasons was slightly disconcerting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Temple requires two interviews, one open interview with someone on the admission committee, and another with either a faculty member or a 3rd or 4th year student that is a closed 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2008

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?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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