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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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, based on your research experience, did you chose not to pursue a MD/PhD degree?" Report Response

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

"What specialty might you be interested in pursuing?" Report Response

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

"What are your plans if medical school does not work out?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you had any life-altering experiences that encouraged you to pursue medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over my AMCAS application and PSU secondary, went over a list of possible interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are outstanding, particularly the simulation lab" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the campus is basically located in the middle of a farm, and consists of one research building, a hospital, and some student housing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The campus is very isolated." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a very positive experience. Everyone was very relaxed and welcoming. The students were very friendly and enthusiastic to answer 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?

8 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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