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  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hershey
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"The mammogram question." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What's the history of ceramics - where did it originate?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Would you be able to tell the difference between a red-headed woodpecker and a yellow-bellied sapsucker?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"So, do you think that using the mammogram as a diagnostic tool really increases life expectancy? (I had done an internship at a cancer center) " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my file." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"On-campus housing. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The classrooms were hideous. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interviewer really grilled me. Ridiculous questions - I think that he just liked to hear himself speak. And the second interviewer didn't read my file before hand and seemed very confused with my transcript. I was a bit disappointed in PSU. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2003

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