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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What kind of medicine do you think you'll practice?" Report Response

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

"Why have you come to see us? Why should we be interested in you?" Report Response

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

"How will you use your writing skills in your career? (I'm getting an MFA in writing.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could travel back in time, who would you want to meet?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is the most memorable patient you've encountered?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site. Read the PSU site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were happy. Stopped on their way to class to talk to us. Made us feel comfortable. Everyone is proud of the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It is an insular living experience." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The 2nd year curriculum is nearly half problem based learning modules." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Penn State accepts 1/2 the people they invite for interviews, so you're half-way there. People are interested in getting to know you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2002

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