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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about your leadership and teaching experiences." Report Response

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

"Do you think of yourself as a deep thinker?" Report Response

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

"Do you think you would be happy living in such a rural setting?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think of yourself as a deep thinker?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you become a doctor, what significant contribution do you see yourself making to the field?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read applications, interview suggestions, studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People were very friendly, helpful, willing to answer questions. The simulation lab was pretty cool and the buildings are all connected, which can be a plus in the winter." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The "Children's Hospital" is really just a floor of the regular hospital (although they are building and new children's hospital and cancer center). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was not too stressful, the people were very friendly, and everyone wanted to convince you to come to school there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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