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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

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)?

"why dentistry? " Report Response

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

"what kind of work do you do with special needs children- can you elaborate?" Report Response

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

"what questions do you have for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing fancy" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"give me a few of your weaknesses" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed application, went over basic questions- why dentistry..etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"loved the staff, the person who interviewed me was fabulous and most of all the fact that specialty acceptance are quite high" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"just the 12 interview-ees who were there with me were insanely- 'proper' with 3 masters a peice speaking way too seriously, using big words to impress the dental students who were so chilled. also, the administration flaunts the 'ivy league' aspect too much" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that its way more intimidating. if you have an interview, it means you have a damn good chance of getting in- dont feel threatened by other students." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed the tour- the Dent SIM lab was incredible, the students that provided tours and info were sharp and honest. It felt like a team." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/26/2004

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