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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?

7 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)?

"how did your interest in medicine develop?" Report Response

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

"how would u solve the problems in healthcare today" Report Response

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

"how would your friends describe you" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how would your friends describe you" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how would u solve the problems in healthcare today" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed application and research activities" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities, hospital, friendliness of town and students, dorms are practically on campus, they have a student run free clinic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there isn't much to do there but the scenery is nice" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, the day was very well organized. the first interviewer asked me the standard questions. my second interviewer seemed more interested in having a conversation and did not ask me any specific questions about my activities. we talked about my college experiences, hobbies, and his medical practice. both were very interested in understanding why i wanted to go to penn state and not some other schools. both repeatedly asked me why i wanted to go there.. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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