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  • University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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?

Closed file

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

"What made you interested in dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Have you participated in research? Volunteer activities?" Report Response

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

"Why UCSF?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you handle a situation in which your patient couldn't afford the best treatment in your treatment plan? What would you do if they got upset about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think you're a good fit for UCSF?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, SDN questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location, clinical opportunities, opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students I talked to said that they had no personal experience placing implants, which made me concerned that more complex cases are not available to D4s." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was a short writing sample at the end of the day asking for your interpretation of a quote (quote changes with each day, and they ask for about half a page to a page of writing, giving you 30 min). I also wish I would have known that an option financial aid presentation would follow the interview day -- I would have liked to stay for that but could not as I had already scheduled a shuttle to take me to the airport." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I really loved the school... close call for me between UCSF and UOP if I were to be accepted!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/9/12

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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