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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"So fine arts?? ..and it went on from there" Report Response

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

"When did you realize you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"you're a city girl, do youthink you would like Hershey?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So do you want to become a citizen?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really at all. Why is your essay score on MCAT low?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, looked at penn states website. Read up on healthcare issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very patient oriented. The students and staff are extremely friendly. Random students came up to us before our day started and told us to relax and not worry about anything." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not sure about the location in Hershey." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Bother were extremely laid back and conversational. During the first one we talked about everything but medicine. I received the history of Milton Hershey. 2nd interviewer was very nice. He basically went through my activities and asked the normal interview questions" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/12/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

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