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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 were you doing in Russia?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Report Response

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

"What are you plans if you do not get into medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What aircraft do you fly?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is this device and how does it work? Interviewer was pointing to a pen-plotter, saying that nobody ever answers the question correctly." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, posted lots of questions in the forum, MSAR, went over AMCAS, secondary and research papers I'd written." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Immaculate facilities, people seem happy, location is such that there are not too many distractions. However, Philadelphia and New York are accessible without too much trouble if you REALLY want to go there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town NEEDS more crosswalks. It's the only place I've been where you need a card to go 50 yards." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviewers are really as kind and laid back as everyone says they are." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/2003

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