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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 this..." Report Response

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

"Tell me about that..." Report Response

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

"Tell me about this too..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Neither of my interviewers really asked me any questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Mostly discussion. No real questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school has great facilities and everyone there was very nice and extremely welcoming. As I waited for my interviews, students were constantly walking by and wishing me good luck. One or two students even stopped to sit down and talk." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really negative. The school's location is a bit lacking. Very rural. Can't go wrong with a chocolate factory, though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everying in the school and the hospital is connected. Once you're there you never have to go outside. Probably very nice in the winter." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had two interviews and they both went very well. The format was very conversational and I wasn't really asked any questions. Mostly they'd ask about particular experiences I've had and we'd just discuss them. No ethics. No health care politics." 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?

2-3 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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