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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Kansas City
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?

40 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)?

"Describe to me what you think is an unethical situation in dentistry." Report Response

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

"Why dentistry? What draws you to this profession?" Report Response

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

"What would your friends say is your biggest strength and weakness?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a Dentist, what would you consider to be an unethical practice of dental medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would your closest friends say was your biggest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the school website, wrote out possible questions and answers and reviewed them, and looked up common interview questions through various websites." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I'd been there before on a field trip for a few years before that, but the clinical settings with computerized records and specialty areas have always impressed me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area the school is in is not of the highest caliber, but other than that, I can't think of any negatives about the actual school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known what the interview format was going to be. I'd heard of group interviews as well as one-on-one." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived about 25 min before my interview time. This gave me a chance to talk casually with the admissions staff and also get a feel for what the day was going to be like. The actual interview was serious at first, but then switched to a more conversational approach after about 20 minutes. We spoke about many topics in medicine and dentistry today as well as each others views about them." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/04/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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