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Thank You Note for UPenn Interview

Just finished an interview for UPenn and it went really well. Should I send a thank you note to my interviewer? If so, what's the best way to do it—email or handwritten? And what should I include in the note to make it personal and effective?

6 months ago

It's definitely a good idea to send a thank you note to your interviewer to show appreciation for their time and effort. Since the interview was likely arranged via email, it's acceptable to send the thank you note through email as well. Handwritten letters are a nice gesture, but given the efficiency and immediacy of email, it's more convenient for both you and the interviewer.

To make the thank you note personal and effective, follow these tips:

1. Be prompt: Send the thank you note within 24-48 hours after the interview. This shows that you are organized, committed, and respectful of your interviewer's time.

2. Subject Line: Make it clear and concise, such as "Thank You for The UPenn Interview" or "Grateful for the Opportunity to Talk About UPenn."

3. Start with a personal greeting: Address your interviewer by their name, such as "Dear [Interviewer's Name],"

4. Express gratitude: Thank them sincerely for their time, expertise, and effort in conducting the interview.

5. Be specific: Mention a particular topic or moment from the interview that you enjoyed or found insightful. This shows you were engaged and genuinely appreciative of the opportunity to learn from them.

6. Reinforce your interest: Briefly express your enthusiasm for UPenn and how the interview further solidified your desire to attend the University.

7. Sign-off professionally: Use a polite closing, such as "Best regards," or "Sincerely," followed by your full name and contact information.

Remember, keep your thank you note succinct and genuine, and try to send it as soon as you can after the interview. Best of luck with the UPenn admissions process!

6 months ago

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