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  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Scranton
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about a book you read?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything you would like me to tell the admissions committee?" Report Response

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

"How do you like to destress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me more about your customer service experience and how it relates to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"ethical question regarding treating an unruly and bigoted patient" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn questions, zoom mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"emphasis on student feedback, massive integrated health system, brand new facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"1 hour diversity lecture was overly hammy...students had no criticism of the school. no one could accurately inform us how the longitudinal clinical rotations worked" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"geisinger had no dedicated step 1 prep time, and doesn't have a concrete plan in place to remediate it" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"emphasis on primary care though the match list is strong, impressed by student wellness and friendliness of faculty, but confused about clincal years" 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?

10 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?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"6-8 week is very lengthy...some students have waited 11 weeks for a decision this cycle" Report Response

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