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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Why do you want to come to Hershey? Do you know much aboout PBL? What specialty are you considering? " Report Response

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

"What might the admissions committee wish they could ask you?" Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you still sing? (I mentioned in my AMCAS and during the interview that I am a classically trained singer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to attend Penn State?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read potential interview questions and came up with some responses, so I fel a lot more comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The first interviewed I had spent almost an hour talking to me. He was very kind and was all about making me feel as comfortable as possible. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The second interviewer I got was more gruff, and we had less time since my interview went long." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Hershey is the cutest town ever! MAybe it's because I'm from the NW, but it really isn't that rural. I mean...have you seen University of Iowa?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a well organized, positive experience. Everyone was pleasant, the students are no overly competative, and I really enjoyed my visit. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2004

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