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  • University of Utah School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Salt Lake City
Individual Feedback 1 7 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 5
Negatively 0
No change 2

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.14 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.14 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

Response # Responders
In Person 1
Virtual 0

Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 1
30 minutes 2
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 4

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
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
2.00 7

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

"Has there ever been a time where you experienced a ethically difficult situation and how did you handle it ?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What specific underserved populations are you hoping to help?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are you good at?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about yourself..." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why University of Utah?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What has been your hardest question in other interviews, then they asked to answer it." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why the U?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why haven't you shadowed over the past year?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why Utah?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why U of U?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite book?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"All I know about fraternities is what I see on the news. Could you explain why you joined one and if it was different than what I see?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"While you were shadowing, did you notice anything that had a negative impact on you that wasn't related to dental procedures?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What will be the most challenging things about going to Dental School?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think is the most challenging about dental assisting?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you learn the concept of diversity?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If you could do one thing to change the world what would it be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell us about something you like to do that is not on your application." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is the largest ethical dilemma in dentistry at the moment?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is a current podcast you listen to?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"None" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"NA" More from this Member | Report Response

"Google interview questions, practice answering them, and look at SDN." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Practice interview questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched YouTube videos and familiarized myself with their website. I contacted couple of students via LinkedIn to learn about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Much more clinical experience than ANY other school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of extracurricular activities and they seem very prepared to be a dentist after their d4 year." More from this Member | Report Response

"It really is a great school that has a small student community and therefore more camaraderie. You get a ton of clinical exposure to fully prepare you to enter the dental world when you graduate." More from this Member | Report Response

"Amazing clinic and strong focus on student success" More from this Member | Report Response

"Location, early clinical experience, faculty, technology, option to change to in-state tuition after a year (marital status)" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed interview. They really study your file when formatting questions. Very excellent clinical school, emphasis on community involvement" More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very relaxed interview and central focus is getting to know you as a person wonderful experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a great overall experience in Salt Lake City and at U of U. I would be honored to be accepted!" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 4
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 1
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 3
Neutral 2
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 6

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 1
Out of state 5

What was your total time spent traveling?

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

What was your primary mode of travel?

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

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

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

What airport did you use?

Salt Lake City and Denver

SLC

Delta Airlines

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 4
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 6

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
8.50 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.50 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.17 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.50 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.83 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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