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  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Hershey
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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 Penn State?" Report Response

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

"What speciality do you want to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain about this activity (tennis), how will this help you as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your research. Tell me what you would have changed. Why haven't you published yet? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interviewed in the afternoon, allowed me to learn some stuff about students during lunch and in the morning. Plus the info session is before lunch. Read up on the website. keep in mind Hershey is 2 hours away from the Penn State campus. They know they are rural and they will ask you about how you feel about it. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That student housing was just in front of the school. 1st year students are cool, some a little awkward. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is alright. I ran into some of "those" nerdy kids in the first year med class. kinda bugged me that they thought they were ruling the world because they were in medical school. Loved to talk about themselves. Sigh. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

MTD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/23/2007

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions needs to do a better soliciting feedback from students with their interviewers. Many peop" Report Response

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