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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

4 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?

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)?

"Just generic application questions. Mostly, the conversation focused on selling Temple POD and the surrounding area." Report Response

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

No Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There wasn't a difficult question. Mr. Martin was with us the majority of the day. We had a group interview, which was conversational. I was also interviewed by a wonderful faculty member. Temple had been my top choice, but it has quickly fallen to third." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading student doctor.net, reviewing my application and essay, reading information from Temple's website about their research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinic was quite vast and impressive. The faculty members were kind, intelligent and impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The anatomy lab. No overhead screens- dark, dank, old and in the basement. Probably has remained the same for several decades. Mold and mildew smell in the dorms." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Do not bother driving to the interview. Take a cab from the hotel and leave your car there. Eat a hardy breakfast. The lunch is late in the day and is not substantial." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Philadelphia

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Double Tree (Great cookies!)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/18/2011

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?

4 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

2 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?

"A bit of respect and courtesy goes a very long way. If I conducted myself at my place of business in the manner you do. I would be fired, rightfully so." Report Response

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