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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

35 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?

"what do you like/dislike about medicine" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read penn packet, once i got there- read up on my interviewer's background" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"excellent student-friendly curriculum, and only 1 1/2 years of classes before starting clinical rotations, completely free elective 4th year" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"average graduation debt is 116k, rather high considering it is a top rated school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"huge 30+ interview group" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great school- large hospital system, very friendly admissions staff. student interview seemed awkward though. stats: last year, out of 5,700 applicants, they interviewed 840, and accepted 220 for matriculating class of 150." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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?

7 out of 10

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