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  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Psychology School
  • University Park
Individual Feedback 1 5 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 3
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
5.75 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
6.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 3
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 2

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 5
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 1
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
5.40 5

What was the most difficult question?

"Which orientation are you most interested in and why" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you NOT want to come to Penn State?" More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked to explain my thoughts on this obscure topic I had been researching. I had not really come up with any answers, so it caught me a bit off guard. " More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read professor's articles and about research projects listed on lab website. Read over my personal statement and research papers. List of potential interview questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read 4 faculty members' papers; looked at program characteristics; mock interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"studied faculty profiles" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read my profs articles, read about the program" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is super friendly. State college is actually pretty nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"the graduate students/faculty were incredibly friendly and seemed very happy" More from this Member | Report Response

"the dct was very enthusiastic and supportive of clinical work on top of research. i liked the students a lot" More from this Member | Report Response

"The students and faculty were absolutely amazing." More from this Member | Report Response

"Super friendly faculty and students, great facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 3
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 3
Neutral 0
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 1
Out of state 4

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 0
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 3
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 2
Automobile 3
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 2
$101-$200 1
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 1
$401-$500 0
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

SCE/PHL

SCE

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 3
Friends or family 1
Hotel 1
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
3.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
3.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

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

No responses

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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