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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"how can you contribute to the diversity at penn state. the rest of the interview was very conversational. the interviewer talked about how he went to medical school at stanford (im from california) and why he decided to come back to hershey." Report Response

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

"tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"what's one thing you are passionate about." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what 4 letter word best describes you (i got a couple of minutes to think while the interviewer read my letters of recommendation)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none. the interviews were VERY conversational and relaxing. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reread AMCAS and secondary application, browsed their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how friendly the faculty, students, and staff are. also, the facilities are very new and they are currently in the process of building a new children's hospital and a cancer research center." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"when they say to relax during this interview, it's true." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the overall experience was very relaxed and fun. my interviewers were super-friendly and didn't ask me any hard or ethical questions. the admissions staff were very helpful and escorted me to every interview. a very positive experience overall." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$501+

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?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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