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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Just to start off, do you have any questions for me about the school?" Report Response

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

"What do you expect from the upcoming administration in regards to health care?" Report Response

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

"What are you working on (for piano)? We then preceded to talk a lot about what I enjoy with playing piano. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about so-and-so hospital suing their patients, most of whom don't have much money, for not paying their medical bills? (It was interesting because I got to learn about the siuation)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was too difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, especially the pages describing the curriculum. Read a packet with example questions interviewers commonly ask, read this forum, prepared questions to ask the interviewers. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and down-to-earth everyone was, how enjoyable the interviews were, how well prepared the students seem to be. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The snowstorm I had to drive through, although that's not really their fault..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

9 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?

12/17/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

7 out of 10

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