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  • University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What impressed you positively?

"Digital X-ray machine. That's it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very lousy school, overpriced, located in a bad ghetto area and the dental students were not satisfied with their education. In fact I spoke to two dental students who highly encouraged me to attend a different dental school. There were also some jerk dental students who had this cocky attitude toward me. The faculties also didn't seem to be friendly and were cold and distant." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The attitude of some of the dental students and how cold the instructors are at USC's dental school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's not your typical interview. Basically a group session that reflects a PBL situation. All you have to do is yap like a hungry dog and you get the attention by the admissions people watching you like a lab rat." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

La Quinta

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/17/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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