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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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Which speciality do you want to go into? I answered primary care. He then asked "From scale of 1 to 5, 5 being the highest, how would you rank your potential to be a primary care physician?" " Report Response

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

"How many interviews have you had? I answered honestly, and they seem to appreciate it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do your parents do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing difficult, both interviewers went over my AMCAS application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"look through this website, look through PSU website, read my AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"people, facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nth really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew what to expect from reading through this site, and looking at PSU website." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was overall a very great experience. People were extremely friendly. Both of my interviewers were very nice. They told me how great I was (it felt weird!). One of the interviewers explained to me about different specialties. Both interviewers said "say thanks to your parents." There were not any formal interview questions. I was not sure how I did because it really did not feel like an interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

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?

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2004

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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