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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 was the most interesting question?

"All questions were thoughtful, but nothing out of the ordinary. It was more how the questions were asked." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"amcas application, speaking with current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities, the friendly atmosphere, the students, the respect shown by the admissions folks for all invited to interview. The only school where the director of admissions said ''congratulations on getting into medical school. We firmly believe that all of you will be entering medical school next year. It is more a matter of finding the right fit for you.'' Penn is one of the best (or THE best) medical schools in the country. I highly recommend this school; it should blow you away." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Oh yeah, the airport SUCKS. Bring everything carry-on unless you like to wait for your luggage for 30-40 minutes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The bit about the airport." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer was kind, welcoming, and truly interested in the applicant. The interviewer asked standard questions, but framed them in a way that made the questions particularly interesting. What a great guy!" 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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