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  • University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What did you think of working at...?" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your research experience. What was your role? Any publications?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Dentistry is a very social career, what do you think about that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sleep well." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Tuition, reputation, research oriented, high specialization rate, specialization tracks, small class size, international externship opportunities, Dean is very committed to the school, nation's best faculty members (if you look them up a number of them attended HSDM-of course they go to UCLA because the location is ideal!), H/P/F grading, systems based didactics, case-based studies (very different and a lot better than PBL), location, weather, and, of course, California girls!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Maybe difficulty of getting patients and LA traffic/parking, but the pros of this school definitely outweigh any cons I could think of. ." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was construction going on at CHS so it was hard to find the bathrooms before." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Number one dental school in the nation. Would attend in a heartbeat. Will probably never get read but here's some reconnaissance info: doing better than UCSF-especially if you have OMFS in mind. Oh and if you plan to practice in Southern California, then UCLA is the way to go." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

0-1 hour

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?

10/12/12

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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