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  • A. T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
  • Dental School
  • Kirksville
Individual Feedback 1 7 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 5
Negatively 2
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.43 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
6.71 7

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 3
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 2
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 1

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 6
At a regional location 0
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 7
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 7
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.71 7

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why MOSDOH?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite thing of your shadowing experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes a good dentist in your mind?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you manage stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you found a classmate with an exam key?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you caught another student cheating?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How would you manage going to school, studying, and making time to do the things you love?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you participate in so many service opportunities?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about X experience on your application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry over other careers?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is an example of a time that you observed something unethical in a work situation, and what did you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you react when something goes wrong or doesn't go your way?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If dentistry was not an option at all, what other fields would you choose?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a question, but they split the interviewees into 2 groups. Each group read instructions to create a public health facility meeting listed goals, then presented it to the other group. The interviewers watched the entire process." More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Honestly, I didn't. I was just myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, researching the school's website, YouTube" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN & website searching" More from this Member | Report Response

"Look over personal statement and application. Research the program." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interview with personal dentist" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How new and technologically advanced the school is" More from this Member | Report Response

"Great facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"The building itself and the faculty and the museum tour" More from this Member | Report Response

"Relatively new campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"Students felt like their opinions and feedback really made a difference in the school since it is so new." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather" More from this Member | Report Response

"Kirksville is very depressing" More from this Member | Report Response

"The emphasis on the tourism aspect of the campus. Also, one of the interviews was done through video call." More from this Member | Report Response

"Curriculum. Students described it as 100% one subject at a time. Studied everything about "chemistry" (example) 8hrs a day until completion and then took an exam. Exam schedule is very sporadic because of this due to some subjects being shorter than others. They said that sometimes you could have one exam and then another on a completely new subject 2 days later." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To relax more." More from this Member | Report Response

"Make sure you see if you can visit the school a day in advance since there's a lot of alley roads you might have to take to get there and it's best if you know where you'll be going a head of time" More from this Member | Report Response

"The relocation of dental students to St. Louis after the second year." More from this Member | Report Response

"3rd year is in St. Louis, 4th year is various rotations throughout Missouri." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is very laid back, I had an interview with someone, and then another interview with someone via skype. Not a huge fan of having to move to Saint Louis half way through my education (I have a family)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Be yourself and let your personality shine!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The relocation at 3rd year was a huge factor for not attending the school. It did not seem to be the school for me even though it was closer to home." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 6
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 1
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 4
Neutral 3
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 2
Out of state 5

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 4
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 1
Automobile 5
Train or subway 0
Other 1

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

Response # Responders
< $100 2
$101-$200 3
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

Virtual interview

St. Louis Lambert

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 6
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.86 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
5.86 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.57 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.14 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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