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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Pomona
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?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"Why Western U?" Report Response

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"How do you suggest we address the rising cost of dental education?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the social responsibility of dentists?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews with family, practicing answers in the car while driving" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school only has students take one science at a time, with the exception of second-year (you will take 2). They are also pet-friendly and allow you to have pets on campus, even in the dorm." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A. The admissions counselors did a great communicating to us everything we needed to know prior to the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone is very nice and they emphasize over and over the importance of relaxing and being yourself. My interview felt more like a conversation than anything, so much to the point that the 30 minutes felt like 5 minutes by the time the interview was over." 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?

10 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

N/A

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?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

"N/A" Report Response

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