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  • University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2: one 30 minute session with faculty; one 30 minute session with a D2 student

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)?

"The faculty member had my entire AADSAS application underlined, highlighted, and written all over with notes. Be prepared to answer anything and everything on your AADSAS application and the importance of your activities/choices etc." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go to UOP?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a better candidate than X (another interviewee that day)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you keep patients coming back to your practice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Why do you think I think this is important?" Regarding an extracurricular on my application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Met up with current students the day before, reached out to alumni, visited the campus, SDN, practice interviewing with my parents/in the mirror." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING. Everyone was so genuinely nice and so willing to help, vibe of the school, 3 yr curriculum, very strong clinically, San Francisco location." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing except COA." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxing the day was actually going to be. Only 6 total interviewees for the day. They really make you feel special! (That actually turns out to be genuine caring)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everything about this school is superb. I will be attending." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

Would you recommend the hotel?

N/A

General Info

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?

10 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?

"Keep doing what you are doing!" Report Response

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