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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?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"None, it was a group session simulating a PBL session." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students generally seemed to enjoy the school, modern and spacious facilities. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No chance to meet/interact with faculty, bad neighbrohood in the immediate vicinity of the school, huge emphasis financial aid since the school is so costly to attend." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The neighborhood surrounding USC is as bad as they say it is. PBL session does not offer a chance to reveal your capabilities to faculty with whom you would work as a student. Only the admissions staff are evaluating you during the "interview."" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Minimal stress, ample time to meet other applicants and some current dental students. I had hoped to at least hear the dean speak about the school's mission statement, etc. but no such thing happened. USC has a gorgeous campus, but then again you better get what you pay for..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?


About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Vagabond Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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