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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"Why aren't you pursuing an MD/PHD?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go to Hershey?" Report Response

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

"Why would you want to come to USA from Canada?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Specifics about my research" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You accomplish so much and participate in so many things at once, how do you know where to draw the line?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, PSU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Beautiful school and facilities, students seemed to be very happy to be there, emphasis on travelling to other places during 3rd and 4th year" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much emphasis they place on all the activities listed on your AMCAS application. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Having the afternoon interview allowed for the entire morning of touring and learning about the school such that by interview time I felt that I could answer anything about how this school would be great for me. Both interviews were very relaxed and conversation-like, focusing on details of my AMCAS application." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hershey Lodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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