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  • University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"The courseload at UCLA is very demanding. Do you think you will be able to handle it?" Report Response

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

"Are you interested in research? Tell us about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You took a class called ''Creativity and Knowledge.'' Tell us about that." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think makes a curious person? (This was a question stemmed-off my response to another question)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talking with last year's interviewees" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They are completely reformatting the curriculum, which will reflect the class of 2012. This will include clinical experience earlier(1st year maybe?) and more integrated classes => fewer midterms/finals." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities seemed kind of old and grundgy. Some of the labs are newer and remodeled though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They do not recognize courses taken online as fulfilling admissions requirements. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wrote an essay in the first half hour. Our question was ''what qualities can you bring to the class of 2012?'' There were 8 of us split into 2 groups of 4. Tour was too short. Wish I could have seen more. Getting sized for lab coats was very exciting. " 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilgard House Hotel & Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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