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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"did i mention the clinical scenarios?" Report Response

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

"why undergrad?" Report Response

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

"don't remember?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I don't remember, but i got lots of clinical scenerios" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My interviewer gave me clinical scenarios that i had to say what i would do in certain situations" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, feedback, lots of prayers, but it really doesn't look good for me" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Marc Lubbers and the admissions staff plus they have pictures of their medical student classes like everywhere, they are extremely proudd of their students. ooh almost forgot, all the door open by themselves!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Penn state is in hershey which i think is the whole of penn state. If you are used to NYC, you would have a lot of adjusting but it is a medical school and it is not that bad" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"don't remember." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my first interview and my stomach was growling during my interview so i don't like my chances. they escort you everywhere which is really nice and you have lunch with students and your interviewers. sometimes, it appeared like instances seemed forced, but it is a good medical school, just seems isolated" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

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?

01/01/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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