Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What kind of medical practice will you like to have?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to study public health?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Whether I believed the condition I am studying in my current job is real or imaginary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions. Both interviews were very conversational and they only asked me to tell them about experiences I mentioned on my AMCAS application. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, the school website, spoke to a few students at the school and paid attention during the day." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! People at UPenn SOM are so nice! Also, most of the other interviewees were cool. We chatted among ourselves and truly wished one another the best." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. It's a little cold, but that's what layering is for." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be such a laid-back day. Seriously, do not stress over this interview. Relax and just enjoy the people around you. It was my first one, but I can't imagine having an easier interview. My interviews for undergrad were WAY more formal." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2008

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?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work! Your admissions team made me feel so welcome that I almost forgot I'm not ye" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //