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  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hershey
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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)?

"The mammogram question." Report Response

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

"What's the history of ceramics - where did it originate?" Report Response

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

"Would you be able to tell the difference between a red-headed woodpecker and a yellow-bellied sapsucker?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So, do you think that using the mammogram as a diagnostic tool really increases life expectancy? (I had done an internship at a cancer center) " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my file." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"On-campus housing. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The classrooms were hideous. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interviewer really grilled me. Ridiculous questions - I think that he just liked to hear himself speak. And the second interviewer didn't read my file before hand and seemed very confused with my transcript. I was a bit disappointed in PSU. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2003

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