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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What is the biggest problems concerning our Health Care Policy, and how would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? / tell me about X experiences..." Report Response

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

"What are your weaknesses? / What are some unique strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"N/A" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Seeing that you were born and raised in Chicago, how would you adjust to life in a small city like Hershey?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read up on healthcare policy" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the faculty members and students. Really made you feel welcome and a part of the family." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour guide was on a time constraint so he was sorta rushing. Also, if you like the city-life, Hershey may not be for you." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are VERY laid back. Do yourself a favor and relax the night before" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Aside the location, I loved it" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MDT

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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