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  • University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Antonio
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"you should be the one to ask questions if you want them to ask back ...a lot of questions about you. So, know them well, if you are an international remember in the 3-rd year they do clinics so if this is what you want to do ask about it, especially more advanced procedures....they will like to descover you are knowledgeable and experienced...and qualified to start the 3-rd year clinics." Report Response

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

"about yourself...questions that will reveal your manners, your chair side manners " Report Response

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

"about your plans, after you finish..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what do you expect to happen should you come next year and study here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the greatest challenge you will encounter should you come here and study next year?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, mock interview with my dentist and with my husband." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the interview was very well organized, very professional and in the same time everybody was genuinely nice and realy caring.Realy smart people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"maybe if only the first day would have been a bit shorter, I felt exhausted in the end when it was the most important as there were the personal interviews." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"know all the numbers/ dated from your resume well enough to report them quickly" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the interview was for a position with the international student program IDEP at UTHSCSA. First all morning -school and program presentation by the program director and faculty members, good opportunity to ask questions , get well informed about all aspects of the program, then 45 minutes 3 essay questions: professional and personal subjects, then 2 one on one interviews 45 minutes each with faculty members. Very well targeted and goal oriented, will uncover weaknesses. next day the practical on typodont. Very important,for good results purchase typodont and prepare and try to be very precise." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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