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  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
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?

10 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)?

"Don't worry about the interivews. The questions are very standard and everything is relaxed. Just make sure to get some sleep the night before, and your interview will go fine. If you can carry on a regular conversation you should be able to pull this one off too." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read their website, spoke with half a dozen med students at Penn, read my Amcas, SDN, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Their campus, curriculum, interview day, students, facilities. There really is no place like penn. In my mind its off the charts" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"THat I would have to wait five monthes to know if I am accpted..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I came in thinking that Penn was by far my number one choice, but they were just so much more impressive than I could have ever imagined, so I became pretty starry eyed all day. Also I stayed by a friend in the med school who was great and really went all out and invited people over for me to talk to... but I ended up sleeping on the floor and not getting much sleep, which I think messed me up for my interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just wonderful. It was super organized, informative, packed day, great presentations, people help you go everywhere. Just a great experience " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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