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  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could, rank the following three in their importance to a physician: Intelligent, compassion, and integrity." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read Penn website some, reviewed MSAR stats" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are great, small sections were personable and everyone seemed to know each other, I got to handle some diseased lungs..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The areas around Penn aren't so great-looking but the campus itself is beautiful" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My faculty interview at Penn was the most relaxed interview I've had all season. We just chatted about medicine, surgery, research at Penn, life in Philly, etc. My student interview was more structured but still very relaxed and friendly. Both had obviously read my AMCAS application and asked pertinent questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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