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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Questions about my undergraduate school and volunteer experiences. " Report Response

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

"How did I improve my MCAT score? What do my parents do? Tell me about your research. What was my favorite class? Mainly clarification/expansion on what I had written in my app." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed their website, my primary and secondary apps." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! Great relationships between faculty and students. How they try to diversify their class composition. That we were taken to our interviews." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is a bit isolated, but that didn't really affect my view on the school too much, as students can easily travel to Harrisburg or other cities." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked this school a LOT better than I thought I would - I totally underestimated them. The atmosphere was so comfortable, and faculty make a great effort to build relationships with their students. Everyone was so nice - while we were waiting to be interviewed students AND faculty stopped by to wish us luck and answer questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn Hershey

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Have a student host program. Amber was the nicest person ever!" Report Response

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