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"Please allow for more than 30 minutes for an interview. The interview felt very rushed. I would've liked to have more time with the faculty and staff."
"Allow supplemental application & fee to be submitted online."
"to scrutinize more heavily the individuals they choose to interview applicants. 2/4 interviewers were almost rude during the interview and were literally the only thing that put a bad taste in my mouth about the otherwise awesome school."
"none. They were awesome! :)"
"Everything on my interview day was excellent. I really enjoyed the day and i liked the school a lot"
"What would be a reason to not report a student that has cheated?"
"Describe your perfect dental school to me."
"Who is your hero and why?"
"Why Marquette? Why dentistry ? What did your work experience teach you ?"
"What does leadership mean to you? Who is a leader to you? (asked twice by 2 different interviews)"
"How does diversity relate to dentistry?"
"What do you think are the most important qualities of a leader?"
"Tell me about your past academic history"
"If you could, what is one thing you would change about yourself?"
"When struggling in a class, how did you switch your study habits?"
"Who has been a role model in your life? (not family)"
"How do you decompress?"
"Describe a time when you were presented with a challenge and what did you?"
"Why do you want to be a dentist, hand skills, a lot of dental ?'s"
"There are four stations with a series of prepared questions. My first station: Who is an influential leader in your life? What is a quality you admire in a leader?"
"A woman comes into your clinic with perfectly healthy teeth, and wants them all extracted. What do you do?"
"Who is a leader that you look up to and why?"
"Tell me a quality of a leader that you respect? What is a leadership role you had? What makes you a good leader?"
"why marquette; what inspires you; what qualities of leadership do you possess; what inspires you; describe a time where you were in a situation where no on else was like you, and how did you deal with it; what accomplishment are you most proud of"
"If a boy came into your office and did not have dental insurance what would you do?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"Strengths & weaknesses of dentistry.
"If you were in a Parallel universe and there was no need for health care or dental care, what would you do?"
"Name three challenges you'll face in dental school."
"Would you report a student if cheating"
"Have you had any leadership experience?"
"What will you do if you do not get through this inteview? "
"why dentistry not medical?"
"Intelligence or intellect?
"You have been accepted to all your schools. How do you decide where to go?"
"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"
"Give us your histroy..."
"whats better integrity or intellectual"
"Telle me about yoursefl"
"tell me about yourself"
"Who is your role model?"
"Tell me about a time you made a decision that someone disagreed with."
"Do you want to specialize?"
"How do you define success in X years?"
"Questions about my undergraduate activities."
"Have you ever been in a situation in which you didn't want to complete a task but you were forced to complete it anyhow?"
"Tell me about a time when you were in a leadership role and you had to make a difficult decision."
"Name one word that describes you. One that doesn't."
"What do you do if a classmate cheats?"
"What was one time where you went above and beyond your job description to show leadership? job description in general (not specific to employment or academics)"
"What is one quality that you do not possess that you wish you did? The way this was asked made it interesting, though it is really just asking for your weakness."
"Station 4: You're a dentist and a woman with healthy teeth wants them pulled... a boy without dental insurance comes in? What makes you angry? How do you handle stress?"
"none were really that interesting!"
"If a patient came into your clinic and wants all of her teeth out, but is good overall oral health. What would you do?"
"What is your biggest pet peeve?"
"if a woman came into your office and insisted you take out all of her teeth, which after examination only needed minor work, what would you do?"
"In ten years how will you decide if you have been succsessful?"
"Asked me whether my school's science classes were harder than Marquette's."
"Tell us about test tube teeth."
"If you were in a parallel universe, and there was no need for health care or dental care what would you do?"
"What question were you hoping we'd ask?"
"What would keep you from going to your in-state school over Marquette?"
"Intelligence or Integrity? This question seems pretty standard for Marquette."
"- what hand cordination experience I had?
- Where do I see my self in 10 yrs?
-Would you report a cheating classmate?
- would move if given an offer"
"Have you ever cheated? What do you think about cheating?"
"Which subject did you feel the most difficult when you did BDS?"
"how do you deal with frustrating situations/ experiences?"
"Are you passive or confrontational? & What is more important, intellect or integrity?"
"intelligence or intellect? which is more important"
"What is better, intelligence or integrity?"
"How's the horseback riding?"
"How would you pick if you got into all of your top choices"
"Prove to me that you have the manual dexterity to be a dentist."
"If you got into all of the schools that you applied to where would you go/how would you decide"
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