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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What was your favorite class in college?" Report Response

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

"What was your least favorite class?" Report Response

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

"Why would you want to move to rural pennsylvania?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What makes you different from all of our other qualified applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How did you get a C in _____? (insert embarassingly easy class here)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, msar, school website, ethics and healthcare books" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were SO friendly, no competition between them, great support for students and spouses, focus on creating well rounded doctors" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only real negative is the extremely high tuition for out of staters" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews were so laid back and friendly, I would have stressed less on the way there! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience was very pleasant overall, except when my escort got us lost, and I arrived late and kinda sweaty for interview #1" 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

What airport did you use?

MDT

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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