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  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Alton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Do you expect to be well-off in this profession?" Report Response

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

"What types of volunteer work have you helped with?" Report Response

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They asked me how I felt about what was going on in Wall Street." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, writing down questions and answers on paper and reviewing them before the interview. Also asking current dentists for advice." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were all brand new and beautiful inside. There were also a couple new machines that I haven't seen at any other dental school. Also, I liked that Alton is only a half hour away from St. Louis, MO." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town of Alton is very old looking and small. Doesn't seen like there's much to do in the town." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 26

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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