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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"How/why did you choose your college?" Report Response

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

"When did you start thinking about pursuing dentistry?" Report Response

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

"How come you chose Spanish as your major?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Luckily, I didn't get any "out of the ordinary" questions. But when I told him that my questions were mostly for students, he asked me to ask him one of them and he would try to answer it. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions. I was just asked how come I'd chosen Spanish as a major, but the question seemed to be more about curiosity than arrogance or anything negative." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the brochures I had received from Penn " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really friendly, and the campus is awesome!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It costs sooooo much" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress out at all" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was interviewed by the Dean of Admissions, Dr. DeRossi, who is the most relaxed, fun-loving interviewer I have ever had (for any type of interview). We just chatted basically" 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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