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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"a question specific to my MCAT performance" Report Response

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

"Why Hershey? How did you find out about PSU?" Report Response

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

"If you got in somewhere else, would you go there?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have a photographic memory?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Hershey?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"none" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice facilities, inbreeding in community leads to odd diseases cropping up" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Focus on primary care, lack of cutting-edge research, expensive for out of state, horrible taxi service from Harrisburg." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"A car is pretty much necessary to get around Hershey. Also, PSU is in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A very sobering experience. I would think twice before coming to Hershey, PA." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2003

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