"Can I see your socks?"
""Tell me about what you wish you could have included in your personal statement that you couldn't""
"Why would you choose UNLV above other schools?"
"How do you handle stress?"
"Student interviewer a lot more relaxed. Told you flat out they don't want to be impressed by you just want to have a normal conversation and answering any questions you have. They just wanted to make sure you weren't socially awkward. Also before the interview the dental students would let you know what the faculty interviewer was and what were their interest and what not."
"Would you pick UNLV over the CA schools?"
"What will you do if you do not get into school this year?"
"They didn't ask me any specific questions, it was an EXTREMELY laid back conversation. I interviewed with Dr. Williams and she was such a sweet lady!"
"Tell me about your extracurriculars."
"What are your other interests?"
"Why Dentistry, Why UNLV?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"Where do you see yourself in 4 years?"
"so why unlv?"
"Why do you want to become a dentist? "
"Describe your dental experience."
"How do you deal with change?
"What dental experience have you had?"
"Are you happy with your DAT scores? "
"What do you do that shows you have good hand-eye coordination?"
"did you do any research?"
"Nothing in particular - they really tried to make you feel comfortable"
"What do you think of research?"
"What makes you different than the other 1000 applicants...what would you bring to the school?"
"What was the amalgam used during your shadowing? How was it prepared and administered? (way crappy question)"
"What challenges have you overcome in your life?"
"How did your interest in dentistry come about?"
"What are some extenuating circumstances that explain bad grades?"
"Why change your major?"
"What do u like to do with your hands?"
"Tell me about yourself?"
"What do you do for fun?"
"tell me about yourself.. "
"didn't ask me any. the student interviewer said, "i don't have a set of questions to ask you... so you ask ME anything you want!" we ended up talking for 45 min"
"I didn't really get any specific questions."
"Have you interviewed with any other schools?"
"Tell me about yourself"
"Why not another form of health care?"
"is it okay for me to tell the admissions committee that UNLV is your number 1, 2 choice?"
"Why did you want to become a dentist?"
"No specific questions, more of a conversation."
"Why do you want to be a dentist?"
"Why did you choose dentistry?"
"There was no script that the interviewers were following"
"why a dentist"
"What other schools did you apply to."
"Why do you want to become a dentist?
"Can I see your socks?"
"Will you take a step back when in an argument?"
"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"
"What was your high school rank?"
"None that stood out as strange"
"Tell me about a role model that you have."
"Can you handle the heat? (literally the desert temps)"
"Would you pick UNLV over the CA schools?"
"Are you competitive or are you a team player?"
"What will it take for us to get you to come here?"
"how will you manage your time in dental school? Talk about _______________ (a community service commitment)"
"What do you think about the association/relation of passing the boards and being a competent dentist?"
"Tell me about yourself. (I always like this question, because it allows me to talk about the topics that I believe are the strong points of my application). "
"Tell me about your teaching experience? "
"What things have you done that make you think you have the manual dexterity to be a dentist?"
"so why did you want to become a dentist?"
"It was really a conversation"
"If you could eat lunch with one person, who would it be?"
"Did you have any funny experiences coming to Las Vegas?"
"Is UNLV your first choice?"
"Have you ever experienced failure?"
"Questions about my family."
"Same old questions. Why UNLV, why dentistry, etc"
"If you were to have lunch with one person, who would it be? "
"No real specific question. More of a get to know you session."
"What if you didnt get in this cycle? Would you reply again?"
"What was the most interesting experience you had when you were shadowing your dentist"
"Do you like to party?"
"What sets you apart from other applicants?"
"Just the regulars"
"What is your greatest accomplishment?"
"do you really play the guitar?"
"It says in your personal statement that you studied Spanish. Speak to me in Spanish."
"If you have a HIV patient, how do you treat him/her?"
"I already knew the interviewer before hand, so he started off saying, "This may be a dumb question, you have only been in the US for long but why is your English so good, why?""
"???All standard interview questions"
"Why are you here for this interview so late? (I didn't have a choice - you assigned the date.) :)"
"It wasn't the like what was the most interesting question asked, it was more like how many!"
"none really. my interviewers didnt really asked many questions b/c the interview is more for you to get to know the school and ask questions"
"Nothing unusual or hard to answer. Very laid back interview. "
"What makes you want to be a dentist?"
"so you placed your fathers dentures in your teeth?"
"Q Is UNLV your first choice?
A NO. (but I didn't tell them this)"
"Give an example of when school has gotten in way of your personal life."
"What would you do if you didn't get in this year?"
"none.. interview was more of a conversation... "
"About my medical background and current employment."
"didn't ask me any... we were just having normal conversations! Both interviewers ended up going way over..."
"Do you think you can handle dental school?"
"What class did you study the most for in undergrad?"
"The interviews were not really interviews they were more like conversations."
"How is the OC?"
"What do you do to relax?"
"why do you want to go to UNLV over your CA schools?"
"Why I married at such a young age?"
"Why UNLV? "
"If I had any concerns about the school...I was impressed with the answer I got when presenting concerns over how new the school was. I was shown a lot of compelling evidence that the school will do well in the future."
"How did I enjoy my world travels?"
"if i had any manual dexterities"
"why is your file so thick?"
"Why do I think a certain faculty member's teeth looked the way they did"
"So what will it take to get you to go to our school?"
"What is your learning style?"
"There really was not any questions, we just talked like we were friends. Everyone hope that you have Dr. Kingsley when you are interviewed."
"about my background and family"
"None they were all pretty standard."
"I think I asked the majority of the questions."
""What should I know about you that is not in your file?" Good question...a little tricky if it has been sometime since you completed your AADSAS application and UNLV secondary. "
"Nothing. They don't ask one of those random questions you either know the answer to or don't. At least my interviewer didn't (Dr. Brownstein's really nice!)"
"I was not asked any unusual questions"
"some weird manual dexterity question regarding the manipulation of my hands and my face. It silly because it had nothing to do with manual dexterity....it was a trick. Either you know how to do it or you don't. "
"If your dream school accepts you for next year, do you still want to attend UNLV this year?"
"Name 5 adjectives to describe yourself."
"Do you have any pets?"
"Should patients have access to their dentist's medical history? Why or why not?"
"Personal questions about childhood experiences in New Jersey"
"Explain how your interest in dentistry came about?"
"Name all the specialties in dentistry."
"How do you think your experience in [business related] will help you to manage a practice?"
"No questions really. Just information about the school's goals."
"Most of the questions asked by the d2 students, as it is based on your essay only."