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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?

1 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?

40 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 are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"How should I summarize your file to the admissions commitee?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had to choose your specialty today, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you like to do in your free time? (Literally the 5th time he asked me- I ran out of hobbies!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, PSU website, studied up on healthcare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Patient simulation lab and the incredible friendliness of the students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost to out-of-staters - oh my gosh that is expensive" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How hard it was to figure out where to park- go early!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Penn State was great- there is a hospital and some associated buldings surrounded by lovely green grass. Everyone (students, interviewers, staff) was super friendly and willing to answer any questions we had." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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