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  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Explain what you would bring to the school in terms of diversity." Report Response

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

"How do we know you ae committed to your education only? (I had worked full time throughout my entire undergrad experience. They ended up saying this was a positive but did not want me to continue working, which I hadn't planned to)." Report Response

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

"You had a small dip in your grades which were all As beforehand; what happened during this time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you learn from any experiences that impacted you negatively?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Probably justifying a dip in grades without showing too much emotion for what was going on during that time." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, browsed the school's website, youtube videos and social media." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The way the staff put us at ease in the beginning. They really wanted us to not be nervous and to enjoy the day. They also expressed that they want us to get out there and explore other schools so that if we choose to attend theirs, we know we chose it for the right reasons." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The main interviewer was straight forward and to the point. It was a little tough in the first few minutes while adjusting to her interview style. At the end, she was much more relaxed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I can't say I wish I would have looked at anything else or prepared more. I felt very prepared and did well in the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a fantastic school with a lot of diversity in types of students, backgrounds, ages, etc. They obviously care and listen to their students. It is a big program and you should be able to speak up in order to succeed. Very research oriented with a lot of opportunities, even if you did not do much in undergrad. One of my top choices." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

O'Hare

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hyatt

Would you recommend the hotel?

No

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Monday

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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