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  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
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?

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 UPenn?" Report Response

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

"What is your favorite book? movie? What three items would you take to a deserted island?" Report Response

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

"How do you want to contribute to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you want to be remembered for in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you manage conflict, name a specific instance during your activity X (wasn't actually that difficult)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread secondary, UPenn's website, AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were happy, great curriculum, flexibility, balance in life, and a great city" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I hear the weather is bad here. (minor complaint) Today was quite pleasant" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews were so relaxed. This was my 6th interview and these interviews went better than any other school I've had. My tip is to stay relaxed, these are really just conversations." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, I would love to go here. There isn't really anything wrong with this school, I just wish the Pass/Fail lasted longer than the first 6 months." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Philadelphia International

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?

Sheraton University City

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2011

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the great work!" Report Response

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