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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?

30 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)?

"The interview was more like a conversation where the questions went back and forth. The interviewer used my resume as a template to bring up topics ranging from certain classes I took to some of my extra curricular activities. Very relaxed atmosphere." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read through the Penn website, looked at the SDN questions, and contacted a friend at the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very well rounded and excels in research, education, and specialties. The curriculum is innovative and offers classes that focus on specific areas of dentistry. The student body is organized and there are tons of groups that range from community healthcare to cooking" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are a bit out dated when compared to some of the newer schools" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Penn seems like a wonderful school. While it may lack the top notch facilities of other schools, the history and well-rounded excellence in research and education will help you get into any field of dentistry you want down the road" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2009

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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