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"Thank you for providing such a warm and friendly environment!"
"Keeping doing what you're doing, please!"
"The interview process was excellent."
"They are the nicest admissions staff!"
"No suggestions necessary. They are very friendly. I'm hesitant to call admissions offices at times because I feel I am bothering them, but they always make the conversation a pleasant experience."
"I like that they have "gone green" giving you any information you need (financial aid powerpoint, welcoming powerpoint, about Louisville powerpoint) on a flashdrive. That helped eliminate the need to write things down as well as allowed you to pay attention.
The lunch was just so-so. I maybe would have had a greater variety of sandwiches."
"The presentations were pretty long, 3 hours straight of presentations. It would have been nice to do the first one, take a tour, then finish up and go to lunch."
"Cut down the powerpoint presentations... there are too many!"
"Don't change a thing. I attended the SLC interview group, and the format was great."
"Stop allowing Dr. Hicks to perform interviews."
"The presentation itself was a bit unorganized but it still worked"
"none, they were great."
"Too friendly!! People are alive!!"
"What are the most important things you look for in a dental school?"
"What do you like to do in your free time?"
"What is your biggest weakness?"
"What adversity have you faced and how did you deal with it"
"Tell me about a time you failed"
"About an experience in my app"
"What is your favorite dental procedure that you have seen?"
"Tell me about (x) volunteer experience."
"What is the likelihood of you moving to Louisville?
Why Louisville type of question"
"Why Louisville? What would your friends say about you?"
"Would you give money to a panhandler?"
"Did you ever consider medicine?"
"What classes did you like and dislike last semester"
"Did you use a kaplan course when you retook your DAT?"
"Nothing really difficult, more of "just tell me about yourself" type questions."
"How will you maintain your marriage through dental school?"
"Why not medicine?"
"What are your weaknesses?"
"Tell me about your research"
"How did you choose dentistry?"
"What are your extracuriculars?"
"Why did you apply so late?"
"What do you think of Louisville?"
"Why Louisville? Why not in-state school?"
"My definition of happiness"
"What do you do for fun?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"Do you think you would fit in here? "
"how do i deal with pressure?"
"How has working in retail help your people skills?"
"Tell me about your bodybuilding experience and why dentistry?"
"why did you choose to apply to UL?"
"why do you want to be dentist?"
"Why did you chose dentistry? Why this school?"
"What do your parents do? (Inappropriate question)"
"Why do you want to be a dentist?"
"What type of manual dexerity do you have?"
"What was the hardest class that you had during your undergrad?"
"Why are you here?"
"What should we know about you that we already do not know?"
"Do you have any relatives in dentistry?"
"What makes Louisville different in your mind from all of the other dental schools you have applied to?"
"How did you decide that you wanted to become a dentist?"
"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?"
"Why do you want to go to Louisville?"
"Why is economics your major? It has nothing to do with dentistry."
"Just talk about who you are and why you want to be a dentist. That is all you need to know."
"Introduce me to "blank" University?"
"I see you have a "W" (it was my only one) What happened?"
"How are you good with your hands?"
"What are your strengths/weaknesses?"
"Tell me about your folks."
"So, why do you want to do this?"
"Why U of L?"
"tell me about your parents?"
"What is one question that I did not ask you that you wish you had been asked?"
"If you could have any profession outside of dentistry, what would it be?"
"Tell me about a book you've recently read, or a TED talks video you recently watched"
"Tell me about a book you’ve read recently"
"Tell me about a time you dealt with adversity."
"What is your favorite dental procedure that you've seen?"
"very basic questions"
"There are more than enough dentists to serve everyone in the US. Why are there so many underprivileged people not receiving dental care?"
"How would you get more dentists to serve underprivileged areas?"
"If you could be any superhero, which would it be?
The interviewer who asked me this was applying for residencies and this was a question they were asked- I don't believe it was taken seriously though."
"What does your dad do"
"I see you participated in (activity)-- tell me more about it."
"Tell me about your family."
"What really makes you laugh? Like a deep, hardy laugh? Haha, I thought this was a great question. Came from my faculty interviewer"
"Explain your research and what impact you expect to make."
"Why did you apply all over the place?"
"Are you fluent in German? (I said I was on application)"
"What about this school in particular do you like?"
"questions were pretty basic"
"My definition of happiness"
"Can you tell me what kinds of activities you have done that can show your hand skill?"
"So you like to knit?"
"Describe any artistic ability that you have."
"nothing in particular, the questions were general"
"What do you see in the future for Dentistry?"
"Are you fluent in Spanish?"
"What are your priorities?"
"Are you a worldly person?"
"The asked me about how work experience had effected me personally"
"DO you have any artistic ability?"
"Was it hard being a minority in your hometown?"
"Tell me about your bodybuilding experience."
"What do you like to do for fun?"
"You have a dental school in your state. If you got in there, would you go there or here?"
"If for some reason you could not do dentistry, what else would you do?"
"How will your playing guitar help you in dentistry?"
"Can you handle getting a C in dental school?"
"How do you plan to be involved in your community as a dentist?"
"Tell me, in all your interviews, what has been the most interesting question you were asked?"
"Tell me about your parents."
"What was the hardest class that you have ever taken?"
"Do you have any creative talents?"
"What do you do in your free time"
"Nothing too interesting, just standard stuff."
"The interview was really just going over my application and getting to know me as a person, nothing difficult or too interesting. "
"Would you like to sit in the rocking chair or on the couch because your choice will tell me a lot about you? (WHAT????)"
""You sho got a pertty mouth" Ha"
"One of my inteveiwers was very familiar with my file and asked me about hobbies/interests that I mentioned."
"Do you want to sit on the rocking chair or couch?"
"If I were to ask you one question to find out the most about you, what would it be?"
"I'm not supposed to ask this but how old are you? And why are you changing fields now?"
"What is an interesting question you have been asked at other interviews as I am always looking for new questions?"
""Dentistry is a people oriented profession. Tell me about a time when you've lifted someone up and encouraged them.""
"There were none. Very standard get to know you questions."
"Is your hair naturally curly? :-)"
"What are your hobbies? Would you like a tic tac? :-)"
"How do you think the toy? He picked up one of the train made by himself."
"How many other schools are we competing againts?"
"If your classmate was running late on finishing his wax model, and you were very good at waxing, would you help them? why or why not?"
"no terribly interesting questions."
"It was just a conversation. No hardball questions"
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