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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 book (outside of textbooks) are you reading right now?" Report Response

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

"tell me about x, y, z experience" Report Response

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

"why are you interested in medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"i don't remember, but definitely not anything difficult..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"brochure, website, talked to the med student i was staying with, sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything!!! i really liked the campus, the whole one-university campus, the curriculum is awesome!!! everyone was super-friendly, the students who gave the tour and interview were really friendly, the minority department contacted me and asked me to stay for a "meet and greet", philadelphia is a great city, penn is just awesome! interviews are conversational, not stressful at all...lunch and breakfast provided, got to attend a class" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"housing is a little expensive, one of the students expressed the feeling that she felt a little bit of pressure to be involved in research and do more than "just family practice"" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the rail system is not bad, just confusing if you don't know your way around, so get help...train is cheapest way to do stuff though so find out where the stations are...taxi cabs are expensive, but if you need one, dial 215-333-3333 =0)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was great! my faculty interview went really well and the interviewer was really nice! the whole day was very relaxing. it was great getting to attend a class, the tour was very helpful, not ridiculously long, all of the student were very nice...everyone is friendly and helpful...it was just a great day!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2004

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