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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?

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?

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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was only asked one question - "why dentistry" I had Dr. Arthur Steinberg for the interview and he was fantastic! We bascially chatted about everything from my city, my experience, food, traveling..etc Very relaxing interview" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"school website and SDN forum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seem to really enjoy this school. School offers well rounded education, Profs actually seem to care about you..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They have the new DentSim machine which seems really nice...but their clinic chairs and othe facilities seem pretty old - i heard they are upgrading soon though" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I was more hungry! They had wonderful lunch prepared for us. I wasn't that hungry, i wish i was...hmmm" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Super relaxing interview! Tour of school was great, the new building looks great, the area surrounding school doesn't seem that bad as some other people said..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

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 Society Hill

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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