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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?

3 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 your research." Report Response

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

"What are the greatest challenges facing clinical medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about moving to Hershey?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think are the greatest challenges in academic medicine? (I expressed my interest in academic medicine in my personal statement.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the PSU med website and MSAR. Read up on current events and bioethics. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical school facilities are excellent. The area surrounding the school is beautiful (so much green!). Students were very happy and friendly. I found Dr. Davis's talk motivating. Hershey actually smells like chocolate. :) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hershey is small, so if you want to go to med school in an urban environment this school is probably not for you. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed with this medical school. When you interview at PSU make sure you arrive prepared with questions to ask about the school. Both interviewers spent a considerable amount of time answering my questions, and I think it showed that I had a great interest in attending PSU. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2003

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