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  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hershey
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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)?

"Tell me about your experience in Spain" Report Response

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

"What do you think makes a good physician" Report Response

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

"How can I tell the admissions committee you have a strong work ethic if you got a B- in physics" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your experience in Spain" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How can I tell the admissions committee you have a strong work ethic if you got a B- in physics" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, current news/healthcare policies, their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"their emphasis on student bonding" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i grew up in Hershey, but still, the location sucks" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interviewer had not reviewed my application yet, so he put me on the spot pretty quickly and it made for a tense moment. But the 2nd interviewer was much better as he had written down some notes and asked me to fill in the blanks - ended up being much more laid back" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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