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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Am I interested in a specialty?" Report Response

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

"What were your responsibilities and experiences at (past job)?" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed primary and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the faculty and facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour was so rushed that we were asked to run along behind the tour guide and try to keep up with her- the tour focused more on the history of how the medical school and hospital came to be. We were able to see the sim center and a lecture hall, but did not get a chance to see any of the hospital or the new children's hospital unfortunately" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"great school and great area, having grown up around Hershey. I wish the school tour had been more relevant and relaxed" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 2014

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"the admissions office was very friendly and enthusiastic. Having someone walk us to and from our interviews was certainly appreciated" Report Response

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