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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)?

"If you could go back in time to any point, who would you want to meet and spend a day with(provided you could also speak their language)?" Report Response

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

"Why penn state?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? (insert answer)okay, but why? (more answer) but WHY? (the guy kept pressuring me on this one)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If woke up tomorrow and there was no need for healthcare because everyone lived until they were 80 then died (with no health problems), what would you do instead? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was one negative aspect that you dealt with during your summer job? (I worked fulltime in a hospital)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reread amcas, secondary application, school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice everyone was. When we were sitting around waiting for the interview, people would stop by and ask if we had questions. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The admissions office mixed my first interview up, and I ended up losing about 20 minutes off the time for my interview. My second interviewer asked me about 3 questions, and then just sat there and mumbled about the school. I feel like he didn't learn anything from me at all. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, I hope I'm accepted! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2004

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