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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?

2 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)?

"Why PSU?" Report Response

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

"Tell me what your strengths and weaknesses are?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why has industry moved over-seas? Do you think it will come back to the US?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What theory of healthcare reform most appeals to you and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, current health-news, dossier of national healthcare reforms" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospitality of the faculty and staff. The pride that they feel for their institution." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location of the school. It is surrounded by dairy farms and hicks." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interviewers had not read my file. (they were supposed to, but neither had. They appologized)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is in the middle of NOWHERE. Hershey is a pretty strange place, and there is absolutely NOTHING to do around the campus (I mean NOTHING.) The day was very well planned, they are on time for everything and well prepared generally (except my interviewers who hadn't opened my file.) The lunch was with M2's and M3's and was very helpful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2004

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