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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Why did you get grades below 3.0?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your community service work?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What about Penn would be most beneficial for you? What would be the hardest thing about going to Penn?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have good study skills? How can you improve your study skills?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Figured out better responses based on where I messed up in past interviews (like ethics questions)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the interviewer. She interviewed me in her office just off of her lab (very casual)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The very old facilities, the heat wave in the basement, and how they kept talking up the fact that all the schools were located in the same area on campus and that doesn't occur too often..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it is SO COLD in PA. :P" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$501+

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton City Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/26/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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