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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?

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 was the most interesting question?

"Standard stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(Most annoying question) Are there other doctors in your family? (They already asked this on the secondary app. In fact, that was about all they asked on the secondary app. Why do they care so much?!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Penn brochure, reread AMCAS app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The administration seems VERY responsive to students. The students seem generally happy, particularly with the 1.5 yrs of preclinical coursework." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Too many prospective students on one day, which meant that you didn't get to interact much with one another. No big deal, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Admissions Office (Stemmler Hall) is kindda hard to find - take a map or ask someone right off the bat, instead of wandering around." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good interactions with students through hosting experience, sitting in on class, campus tour and lunch chat. The interviews were relaxed and pleasant and the admissions staff was very organized and extremely helpful. Penn left a great impression!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2004

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