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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 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 Penn State?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who are your heroes in life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as most interesting question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is located in a beatiful, rural location. The students seem happy and the whole town seems like a throw back to middle America in the 50's. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"In my second interview, the interviewer talked the whole time. The only question he asked was, "Do you have any questions for me?" He didn't seem to have a lot of training about how to interview and what had been already covered elsewhere in the day. The diversity of the area is limited as well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How hard it is to get Penn residency, in terms of paying the in-state rate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You have to really like or not mind being in a really rural area. The day is pretty relaxed, though that might also depend on who your interviewer is. No breakfast, so eat ahead of time. The tour is of the hospital by a volunteer and does not include classrooms or the like." Report Response

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