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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?

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)?

"Why Penn State?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"What else would you like us to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How are you prepared financially to pay for med school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was so friendly and happy! Lunch was pretty yummy!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the school's always under construction" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not to stress...the interviews were both pretty short and relaxed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"stay at Days Inn Hershey! it was only $50 for the night (mention you're interviewing there) and they provide free shuttles to/from the airport, train station, and med school. there's a fridge and microwave in the room and they have a huge indoor pool. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Harrisburg

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?

Days Inn Hershey

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/01/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Take us to more places on the tour!" Report Response

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