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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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

"What is your favorite subject?" Report Response

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

"What is your least favorite subject and Why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In your opinion, what is the future of dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If your favorite subject is writing, why dentistry then?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School materials/website, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students. They really enjoyed being at Penn. The tour guide was enthusiastic and generally the atmosphere was friendly and relaxing. Their clinics were bustling with activity. The new clinics they are planning to add. Great staff too (Dental and custodial)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was some medical convention going on and all the good hotels were full." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Over all, the interview was okay. The interviwers just want to get to know the prospective students. " 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?

4-6 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?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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