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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?

2 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)?

"How do you like [my undergrad school]?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Other questions about my extracurriculars." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see women in medicine today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too tricky" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the web site, handbook" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Overall enthusiasm of everyone. The environment is very supportive. The facilities are also wonderful, especially HUP and CHOP." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood. Penn takes up many blocks in West Philly, but beyond that it isn't too nice. Housing on campus (even if not university-owned) would be nice." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Waking up at 5:30 AM to catch a train to Philly -- not fun. If I could do it again, I'd stay over with a student." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was a wonderful experience. Definitely a full day. The unique curriculum was explained well. Both my faculty and student interviews were wonderful, very relaxed. The facilities are great, and more buildings are springing up all the time. And they give full merit scholarships! I guess I have to cross my fingers supertight to get that..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2002

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