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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 do you want to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about X experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really, every question was pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"With my strong background in research, why did I want to go into medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedbacks, school website, visit's to school's pre-med office for last minute tips, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the atmosphere seemed and the simulation lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, other than the location in a rural area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I learned more of the atmosphere which seemed very friendly." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, this was a great experience. It was my first interview and it helped that the interviews were laid back. There were two interviews for 30 minutes each and were spaced out well enough. A person from the staff brought us to our interviewers so that reduced the stress of finding the place/interviewer. The tour was also very informative. Good luck!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

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?

10/03/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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