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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 about yourself." Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why Penn State?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a difficult experience that you have had." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you deserve a position in this class?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are all relatively new and the school is building more. The commitment to humanities was also impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is very rural and clinical experience would probably have to be supplemented elsewhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Penn State has a research requirement as part of the curiculum." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school seemed very warm and personal. Opportunities for clinical experience, volunteerism, or entertainment that are not available in Hershey can be found in nearby areas." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$501+

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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