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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 dentistry - i see that you applied to medical school." Report Response

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

"explain a time you faced a challenge and how you overcame it" Report Response

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

"do you have any family members in dentistry" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"about my travels and my background - i am eastern european" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"not really difficult - what is difficult is making sure you give an answer to a question that is succinct, but informative, unbiased but personal and reflects your personality" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SND, mock interviews with mom, practice in front of camera" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"very positively impressed by the professionalism of the school and the staff. the abundance of opportuntiies which offsets the high cost, as you get more bank for your buck, and the attitude of the students! they were very mature and informative and students i would want to have as my dentist!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost is high (Already knew that); safety level of the location - outside of university bubble can be a little "sketchy"" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"when you first enter the interview room - everyone looks very intense, within a few hours, you realize you are all the same" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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