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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?

Comments on where you stayed

No responses

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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