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  • Texas Tech University - El Paso Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • El Paso
Individual Feedback 1 6 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 6
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.83 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.17 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.17 6

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 1
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 1

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 2
At a regional location 0
At another location 2

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 1

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 5
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.60 5

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

"Very conversational -- they want to get to know you and who you sorrows yourself with" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Have you ever experienced failure in your life?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

"What would you do..insert situation?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"If you can travel anywhere, where would you go?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What makes you tick?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"When was your latest trip and what did you like / dislike about it?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Strength and weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to live in El Paso?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Application questions, explain experiences." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"MMI questions! Practice using online resources / videos" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would your parents described you if they were here?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"If my friends and family were here, what would they say about me?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How would your parents describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"MMI questions because they're so unique" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years after you graduate from dental school? How about 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about a time where you didn't get what you wanted, and what you did about it." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"MMI question" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Pretty straightforward questions." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Watched youtube videos and practiced answering sample interview questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have answers for "why dental," "tell me about yourself," and "why this school," and then just do some reflection and understand yourself. Finally practice having conversations and saying your thoughts out loud." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview preparation, mock interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk to myself like crazy haha." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How smoothly the entire interview day went (admissions team did an excellent job in making individual schedules for applicants to follow)" More from this Member | Report Response

"The faculty! They are all super funny!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything was brand new and top of the line. Also, El Paso is extremely welcoming and it truly, genuinely feels like everyone is a big family." More from this Member | Report Response

"Integrated curriculum, early clinical exposure during first year, spanish classes" More from this Member | Report Response

"Extremely nice and knowledgable faculty." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Take deep breaths before each interview !" More from this Member | Report Response

"There's a lot of waiting time for those who chose to interview virtually." More from this Member | Report Response

"There is only one MMI question, and later you get interviewed by two volunteer dentists who don't work for the school but are a part of the community." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewers are very friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"You get time before each interview to calm your nerves so don't worry." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 1
Admissions staff 3
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 2
Neutral 2
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 5
Out of state 0

What was your total time spent traveling?

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

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 2
Automobile 0
Train or subway 0
Other 1

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

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

What airport did you use?

El Paso International Airport

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 1
Hotel 1
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.20 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.20 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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