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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"Are you academically prepared for our rigorous curriculum? (I chose an easier major in undergrad)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Will you husband be moving to Cleveland?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you have kids? (I'm pretty sure they are not supposed to ask this)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How has your life experience prepared you to become a dentist?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you know about CWRU?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"A professional school interview guide book, SDN, and a mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"If you show a strong interest in their school, several very important people will go out of their way to spend time talking with you about their programs. This is a testament to the way that the school treats you as an equal in a highly academic environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They kept asking me questions about my husband and family life after I brought up the fact that I am married." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have a great MPH/DMD dual degree program that is just starting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Excellent school and programs. They seemed to have a "good-cop," "bad-cop" type of interview. One interview was more typical and stressful where they ask the tough questions, while the next interviewer buys you coffee and sits down to discuss your interest in dentistry and gets to know you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 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?

Cleveland

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Delta Sigma Delta frat

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/12/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Include more student-interviewee interaction in the interview day." Report Response

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