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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


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)?

"Why Penn?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you married?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you switch from your field to dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Had some previous interviews. Read brochure surfed Penn's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Both historical building and modern building." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Old equipment, some very arrogant students.. but I guess every dental school might have at least one or two." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not stressful at all. Just be yourself and be confident." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Generally, they seemed to focus on more research even though they said they're balanced with clinical exposure. During lunch hour, one Penn student told that a certain state school can't even compare with Penn because Penn is an Ivy League school, which I thought he is full of arrogance and vanity. The guy also mentioned even Harvard dental school, well most of the dental school, is inferior to Penn. Other than that, the tour was great and had an wonderful great nice interviewer." Report Response

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