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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

2

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)?

"Describe an ethical dilemma you've had." Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you wife handle the move (we're from California)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice with wife" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Architecture around campus. Huge clinic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"D1 and D2 students spend time in basement. Classrooms look old." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Somebody was going to come in and interrupt my second interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UPenn is a great school. The 30 min. given for the self guided tour is insufficient. If you want to see the whole campus you will have to see it on your own time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Philidelphia International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

sheraton univerity city

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2010

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give 5 min. bathroom breaks!" Report Response

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