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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"Ask about my essay- looked like checking if I answer correctly. " Report Response

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

"What's your hobby?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a dentist? I responded with a general answer but he reattacked me :(" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New building complex was nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer did not pay enough attention to my answers." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interviewer could be a science professor, not a dentist. Since I assumed he was a dentist, I made a small mistake." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although I got admitted to UPenn, I decided to go to another school. Philly is not that fancy city relative to NYC and also slightly less famous than other top schools such as Columbia and UCSF. However, the atmosphere there is quite comfortable and decent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2004

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