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  • University of Washington School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

30 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)?

"Describe leadership activities you have participated in. Why did you get that low DAT score? How did you prepare for the DAT? Why did you attend so many colleges? " Report Response

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

"What do you want the admissions comm. to know about you? Do you have research experience? Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Several questions about your dental school application (AADSAS and secondary). Know your application well." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think dental services are inaccessible to certain groups? Why are there underserved/raral areas? I'm not sure of the exact phrasing but it was a question somewhat like this." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. All were straightforward questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked SDN interview database" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The great reputation the school has, the high National Board I & II results, the happy and content students, the newly renovated sim lab, the small class size of 55-63 students, the faculty and administration, etc. It's an excellent program!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't have any negative impressions." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This is minor, but I wasn't aware that the school would be interviewing 15-20 students the same day. It seemed like a large group. I just expected a smaller group based on previous interviews. However it worked out well. We were divided up into groups A, B, C, and D." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was EXCELLENT. The school lived up to every expectation I had. It's a great program. The faculty is there to help the students succeed. the students are all very happy and close with each other. THE UW cares about their community. There are several outreach community service programs for students to participate in. You don't have to be a RIDE student to make a contribution. I can't even put into words what a wonderful school UW SoD is. :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Travelodge by univesity plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2008

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

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