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  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hershey
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 is your top school?" Report Response

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

"If you could do undergrad again what would you do differently?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You have always lived in a city, why do you want to come here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What happened on your writing portion of the MCAT?/Do you think that your MCAT score represents your knowledge?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Sim Lab, the friendliness of the admissions staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I only got to talk to one student, and he didn't seem to excited about penn state" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have some really cool programs, like a humanities department, the patient project, a rural primary care center" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both interviewers were fairly cold it was hard to tell what they were thinking, until I asked them about their experiences at Penn State. In both cases, their eyes lit up and they seemed very passionate about their 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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