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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?

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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself... " Report Response

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

"What will be the most challenging thing you will have to deal with during medical school? " Report Response

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

"What do you think about the uninsured situation and what should be done to solve it? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Because of my background: "Did you ever consider going into the ministry?" " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too bad..."What do you think is the biggest problem with the health care system and how would you fix it?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the Penn State Web-site. Read information on the school out of the Princeton Review guide to medical schools. Reviewed my application. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely friendly students and staff. Wonderful hospital and facilities. State-of-the-art learning technologies. Very friendly Dean, Dr. Davis, who gave an inspiring speech on medicine. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Penn State has a great humanities department that is an integral part of the curriculum. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My experience was great! Both of my interviewers made the interveiw as low stress as possible. The hospital is beautiful and the program seems great. The only downside is the location, but the student housing is nice and affordable. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2002

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