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  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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 was the most interesting question?

"nothing - faculty interview was a funny surgeon; he was awesome very conversational! we had a good chat. Nothing from my application even came up." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"student interviewer was a hard-ass; I didn't like her very much; she acted somewhat confrontational towards me about my activities as if she had a problem w/ them. This threw me off guard a bit. I guess she picked up on it b/c she later apologized for the tired + not-thinking-straight condition she was in and the attitude she projected." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"their website, sdn, talked to students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING! cool students, well organized, excellent training, ridiculously flexible curriculum, they have LOTS of $$$$ which makes for nice facilities, abundant resources (which you can be privy to as a student), campus is so much fun - lots of a other grad + professional students, great city w/ 3 classy martini bars within 50 feet of eachother - this is my kinda city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost! decent financial aid but not as good as say Duke's." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I (heart) UPENN!!! Please take me! i love you. While I previously never considered it very seriously partly b/c I didn't think they'd consider me, and partly b/c I didn't know too much, after visiting this school is my numero uno." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2002

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