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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)?

"Why UPenn? What in the curriculum suits you?" Report Response

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

"Describe a stressful situation you faced. How did you deal with it?" Report Response

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

"What influenced you to apply to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Contrast the medical system in the US and where you have traveled abroad." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you attempt to correct the biggest issue facing medicine today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed UPenn admissions bulletin, website, curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tight integration of university, hospitals, and medical school. All students were very enthusiastic, and forthright about UPenn." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking Difficulties, inner city Philadelphia" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Admissions staff were very enthusiastic and helpful. THe faculty interviewer was very relaxed and converstational. The school and its curriculum are outstanding. Medical students are very welcome in the affiliated hospitals." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2002

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