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  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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)?

"Do you feel you could have done better in undergrad?" Report Response

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

"Your letters are impressive (more of a statement)." Report Response

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

"Where else have you applied?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who are the physicians who have influenced you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you take so long to finish your undergrad?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read everything I could. Became fluent with my application. Mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Philadelphia was beautiful. Good indian food right down the street with a student discount. The " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seemed a bit stiff. Alot of students require remedial coursework to pass." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Clinical resources seem pale in comparison to other Ivy schools." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was focused more on my weaknesses than accomplishments. My GPA is righ on their average, but still I was asked to explain my marginal grades." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/07/2004

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