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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to attend Penn State." Report Response

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

"How do you feel about stem cell research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The first interview was very much of a conversation, he did not ask any pre-planned questions, nor did he take any written notes. We discussed my interests, military history being one of them, and then moved onto the effects of September 11th. Very low stress, and dare I say it, kinda fun." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty's interest in the students. When my first interviewer found out that I hadn't been shown a lecture hall he escorted me to one. The also have escorts from one interview to the next. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was given by a hospital volunteer, although very informative, I would have preferred a student." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There were no surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience was incredible, everyone there, including faculty and staff, was very friendly and seemed to be genuinely interested in students. The current students that ate lunch with us were very happy and satisfied. The interview experience definately moved Penn State to the top of my list." Report Response

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