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  • University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me about your hometown" Report Response

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me a strength and a weakness" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? Does anybody know how many floors is the building? (9 floors)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"a lot of questions came out of conversation so I don't remember every single one" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"friends grilled interview questions, looked at SDN questions, read over school history and catalogs" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how happy everybody is, ppl watch movies while carving their wax in lab!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the cost of the school but at least we can use all federal loans rather than go through private loans, how housing is by lottery so it is a hustle to get housing in may/june if you don't get pacific housing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how far my hotel really was from the school, I got there really early (around 9:40AM, didn't really start until 10:20ish) so I just loitered around a bit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Laidback, everything was planned out according to a rigid schedule, free lunch was great (had a sandwich), admissions staff was very friendly, always ask a lot of questions because the interview is more for you to see if Pacific fits you" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marina Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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