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  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Portland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"If there is one thing I could tell the admissions committee about you that would tip the scale in your favor, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"Why OHSU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let me about your different traveling experiences, and how did they make you grow as a person?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If your friends could describe you in one word, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced questions that had been asked before, OHSU website, talked to current dental students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"SIM lab, how friendly people are, new structuring of clinic, recently renovated lecture halls" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No new campus in the near future. The new Biophys class that integrates all basic science courses. All of the first year students hate it and even the faculty understands that there are many issues that need to be worked out. I question if all of the kinks will be worked out by the time I start." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Very few parking spaces at 9am in the dental parking lot. I would first try the Doernbecher parking which is just up the hill from the dental parking lot." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews were set up as a conversation instead of being grilled. The interviews ended their interview saying that I had their support in becoming a student there. The admissions staff was very honest and open about how admission stats, problems in the program, and any other question you might have. It was a friendly and positive experience." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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