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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What community service activities have you done?" Report Response

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

"Why certain (low) grades on my transcript?" Report Response

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

"What kinds of insects did you study in your entomology course?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, we just had a fun conversation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School's website, SDN, Career Office, going over my application essays, etc again." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical experience from Day 1 of the program, community service requirement/opportunities, research experience, high specialization rate, new parts of the building" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Basement! It really is as bad as people describe!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I checked the weather..it was raining and I didn't have an umbrella!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Seems like a great school with good facilities and amazing resources. The community also seems strong and supportive. Philly is a vibrant city that I would love to spend the next 4 years in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2004

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