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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"why Penn state?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this or that (activities from my AMCAS application)." Report Response

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

"What are two things I should tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your greatest accomplishment?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest accomplishment?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read website, read this website and reviewed questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was really nice, interview was low stress. interviewers seemed genuinely interested in you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location, location, location." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"do not assume your transportation is reliable. i was supposed to be picked up at the airport by my hotel, i had to take a cab." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"first interview, second interview, down time, presentation, lunch with med students, tour, survey." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

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?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Hershey

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

3 out of 10

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