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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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)?

"Why Penn State?" Report Response

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

"What type of medicine to you want to practice?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about (fill in the blank from secondary)..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me the dumbest thing you've ever done..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What geographically interests you about the area that PSU is in?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read a few SDN posts, went over my application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very homey feeling, the smell of chocolate on the way in." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities, the location and the price for OOS." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How rural the location was" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Enjoyable experience. Probably not a school for me, but could be for others who want to learn in a rural environment." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 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?

10/03/2008

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

2 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nicest admissions office EVER" Report Response

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