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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?

"6" out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

"6" 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you learn to get people to trust you?" Report Response

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

"What did you get out of each of your shadowing experiences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you get out of each of your shadowing experiences?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing terribly difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, review secondary essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Proximity of on-campus housing, low cost of living, new peds hospital being built, happy students, 100% free parking on the medical school/medical center campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Admissions office was very nice. Escorted to every interview/presentation so no need to panic about getting anywhere. Students seem to be very happy with the curriculum." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

"6" out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

"5" out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2010

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?

"7" 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?

"5" out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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