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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?

2 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?

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)?

"What are your personal strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Asked me to elaborate on research I had done and how I would take it to the next level." Report Response

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

"Who won the 1956 Olympic Steeplechase? (If you ran track in college and draw a certain interviewer, be prepared to be baffled by an old school track question)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think your personality will allow you to fit in well with our community?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with a group interaction in which someone else has already established themselves as a leadr?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Read PSU-Hershey website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people, the facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The locale is pretty isolated and rural, but I am into that" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews are very laid back and friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/11/2009

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 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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