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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?

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)?

"what do you think should be done about the healthcare crisis in this country?" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"tell me about these difft classes you took..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your least favorite class in college?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You grew up in a wealthy suburb. So how did you get interested in HIV/AIDS?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site, Penn state web site, read up on healthcare, looked up notes from when i decided where to apply, read about it in a book" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the patient project - I'd forgotten about it, and it seems like a very cook program. Also I liked that the humanities are integrated into the program - that you study medicine from literature and art." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hershey isn't so much a small town as not a town at all - I went to college in the boonies, but it really seems like you need to have a car (or a friend with a car) to get out and do anything." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty good - I liked the school a lot, and tuition is cheap for PA residents." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2004

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