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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 hobbies?" Report Response

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

"I really don't think there were many questions asked. I can hardly recall any right now because I remember simply talking to my interviewer about my trip down. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing is difficult. The entire interview was relaxing. by the way, unlike some reviews posted in this website, I did not have to know about the history of the school. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website. reviewing the school website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"85% of students specialize. the students were friendly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location of the school - the tour guide (a 4th year student) also said that because the school is located in a low-income area, the student don't get the best type of patients - patients have no shows sometimes. the lecture hall looks a little shady. the information session was not very informative. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"don't rely on mapquest. they already give out all their spots for merit scholarships" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, penn is a nice school. However, i am not so sure if i will choose it because of its location. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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