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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?

1 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)?

"What would your best friend say about you?" Report Response

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

"What is the scariest movie you have ever seen?" Report Response

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

"So your father owns a bowling center, are you an awesome bowler?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite halloween custome you ever wore?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are 2 problems that you specifically will have trouble with in your medical future?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, ethics books, talked to current penn students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was so ready to answer any questions or be of assistance, it was cool" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"tour guide (4th year) started us off on a great tour, then she kept talking to one person the whole time on some personal conversation, i was like "Hello, how bout the rest of us tagging along"" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very relaxed. I interviewed on Halloween, which made the experience even more chill. My student interviewer had come up with some creative Halloween based questions, which I found quite entertaining. The faculty interview was more serious, but not stressful. Overall, just know why Penn and why medicine? All the rest falls into place" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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