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  • Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Indianapolis
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why do you want to come to Indiana for dental school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What kind of dental clinical experience do you have?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me what PBL is all about?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"So what do you know about the PBL curriculum?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If a dental patient could not afford to pay 100% for his dentures, would you reduce the cost or offer it to him/her for free?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Just babbling to myself. In fact I only rehearsed last minute the morning of my interview. Nothing much to prepare since the interview was laidback and very conversational." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people of Indianapolis are very friendly. Surprised since I'm a non-white student. The student tour guide was also happy about IU's dental program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student guide told my group that it's sometimes stressful to teach oneself dentistry with the PBL curriculum." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The out-dated-facilities. Despite the old facilities, I think it's ample enough to give you a great clinical experience." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laidback. There were two faculties, one of them asked me questions while the other faculty just stared at me as if I was from outerspace. Then the dental student stepped into the room halfway through the interview - basically late. She was cute too!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ 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?

IND

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

best Western Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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