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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?

4 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?

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)?

"Why medicine?" 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"You are a medical director with a patient on a feeding tube. He has no advanced directive & no family & the feeding tube slips out. You have to decide what to do. Do you let him go or keep him alive?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of students wearing pearl earrings? (weird)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read file, read possible questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"culture, student involvement, student focused faculty & curriculum, focus on underserved" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no student housing, location" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the interviews would be rushed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my open file interview was rapid fire which shocked me. I wouldn't get 2 sentences out before the next question. It still went well but I wasn't expecting it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2007

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?

4 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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