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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why PSU?" Report Response

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

"Why would you be a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school, website, interview books, taking notes on potential interview questions, practice" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Curriculum, humanities department, friendliness of students, atmosphere, facilities, expansion projects, conversation with one of my interviewers, low cost of living." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location is a bit rural but safe, friendly, and not too far from several cities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They didn't ask tough questions so I probably was more nervous ahead of time than I needed to be." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Harrisburg

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Hershey

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Provide more info about where to go on the morning of the interview ahead of time." Report Response

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