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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"As you know, dental school is much different than undergrad. It takes a large time commitment. Have you had any time during school where you were really under a lot of pressure with school/work?" Report Response

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

"[They didn't ask me why I wanted to go to their school, which surprised me]" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"[after seeing that both my parents were dentists] so tell me about your parents' practice." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think you are qualified for a student class officer position?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Psh. why would I prepare? I mean.. I got dressed, does that count?" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dental students were just gushing about how great the school was. I got a very strong positive impression about the prestige of the school and the opportunities available there. The atmosphere is very collaborative because of the Pass/fail system" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"can't think of anything" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went really well. I was pleasantly surprised when the interviewer suggested that I run for a class officer position. Other than that, I didn't have impressions of the school before i got there, and I felt really good about the school when I left :)" 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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