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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

3

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)?

"What is a non-science class that you took that will help you succeed in dental school?" Report Response

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

"What is something interesting about you that I cannot find out by reading your application?" Report Response

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

"What is something that frustrated you over the past year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why dentistry and not medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something that you wish you would have handled in a different way/How has your communication skills served you well?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read questions from this website/researched the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Laid-back interview, a small school that offers a great clinical experience at a good price." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress out about being a little late if you are, because you sit around a table for a bit at first." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Impressed with the school and the interview was relatively short, which may be good or bad. Have questions to ask your interviewers." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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