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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Questions geared towards my AMCAS and secondary." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think should be done about the millions of uninsured?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You have nine marbles and a balance. One marble weighs more than the other eight. Using the balance, describe how you would find out which marble is the heavy one in the fewest number of steps. (I'm kidding, they didn't ask anything hard.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Just looked over my AMCAS and got a good night's sleep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students, the faculty, the facilities, the admissions staff (Amber is the nicest person ever)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Hershey's not nearly as bad as everyone on SDN would have you believe." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty standard interview day. You interview either first thing in the morning or in the afternoon. In between there's the standard lunch with students and the tour. The admissions staff is amazing. They do everything they can to make you feel comfortable and happy. Coming into this interview I was somewhat skeptical about Hershey, walking away, I was a changed person. It truely is an amazing school. I can't wait to hear back from them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2007

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

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