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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 did you quit the marching band?" Report Response

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

"How would you resolve conflicts with your future wife? Partners? Patients?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for stress relief/how do you wind down?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""I have a time machine parked out in the back lot that can take you to anytime in history. Given that you could speak their language, who is the one person you would meet and why?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There are 40-45 million Americans without health care in the United States. How would you resolve this?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I'm a small town guy, so I liked the location. Furthermore, everyone was incredibly friendly and accomodating. Their curriculum includes an emphasis on the humanities, which I feel is an important part of a medical student's education." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"both of my interviews were very laid-back and conversational. I really liked the school and the people associated with it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/18/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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