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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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 X,Y,Z activity (from AMCAS application). The interviewer asked several follow up questions regarding activity." Report Response

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

"What is the most important factor affecting your decision to attend a particular medical school?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewer asked what type of music I listen to, then pulled up his music library on his computer and asked if I knew some of the bands as he scrolled through the list." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone from faculty to students was extremely friendly and welcoming. The campus/hospital was very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hershey is a bit too rural, but the major cities are really just a train ride away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew how easy it was going to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The admissions committee did a very good job of making us all feel comfortable and the interviewers were very laid back and casual. This was my first interview so I was definitely more stressed out than I should have been." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Harrisburg

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2009

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

6 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?

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

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