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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 more about your current job" Report Response

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

"tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"coming from california, do you think you'd like it here in hershey?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"if you could use a time machine to travel to any time in recorded history, and assuming you could speak any language, who would you choose to meet and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"there wasn't really anything hard or unusual, the questions were pretty standard" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked through website, looked over my amcas, nothing special" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students were super friendly and very helpful, seemed really happy to be there" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the location -- not sure yet if it fits me, it's pretty quiet and rural" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing much" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the whole day was pretty relaxed; the students were really friendly and the interviews were really chill, more conversational than question-answer. a lot of it was me asking them questions about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

What airport did you use?

MDT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2005

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?

4 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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