Menu Icon Search
Close Search

Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • Temple University College of Liberal Arts
  • Psychology School
  • Philadelphia, PA
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What leadurship experiences have you had?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What community service activities have you participated in?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"All General" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

" yourself" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brian Haun" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything is old. "Tom"" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How depressing it all was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Well, yeah, the area is pretty shady but everybody that I met there was cordial and nice. The people there are great. I guess I just had a really bad feeling about going there because all of the students that I talked to who were attending kept saying, "I'm just glad they accepted me" as if this was there safety-net school and couldn't get in anywhere else. They kept talking about "other schools" and how all of the "brainiac, smart" kids went to other schools and that you wouldn't find "brainiacs" at Temple. That made me discouraged because I don't want to attend a school that people believe that nobody smart is going to. The building is ancient with a mid-sixties high-school feel and, OMG, crappy lockers and shady-looking carts people have to carry around that look like a 5th grade physics project gone wrong. They have virtually no new technology, old clinics, old labs, two OLD classrooms, old filing methods.....everything was old or old-fashioned. It just made me sad. It made me feel like dentistry as a whole waved bye-bye to Temple long ago as if it had absolutely no more interest in Temple. What they do have is a solid clinical program with TONS of experience. You'll get more clinical expterience there than at any other school you attend, I promise you. One note for my experience, there was this guy named Tom (predental student) who was exceptionally rude to all of the other students but sucking up to the adcoms. Everybody else was really friendly and talkative. Tom was quiet the whole time and only talked when he corrected people and did so with a holier-than-thou look on his face. He really was rude to a bunch of predents and he didn't even know it...sad. He was cocky too. Somebody had asked him if he (yes or no) used KAPLAN before he took the DAT. He quickly blurted, "I teach KAPLAN" like he were some genious. Well, guess what, he didn't ask you if you taught KAPLAN or not, he asked you if you had used it before you took the DAT. Sounded like telling everybody that he was teaching KAPLAN was sitting on the edge of his tongue waiting for an opportunity to jump out at people. The whole day was like that. He was so rude to everybody. It was also kind of discouraging finding out that Mormons use connections to get free rides and accomadations from members of their own faith who they don't even know. I guess I'm just jealous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //