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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?

6 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

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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Research experience. Why do think is different from your previous application last year--what changed?" Report Response

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

"Why IU?" Report Response

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

"Any questions for us?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You presented a poster at the AACR conference, tell us about your research" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"About my research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were great, very friendly. Dr. Kasberg met with us before out interviews to give us a pep talk which put me at ease. They are very honest about their strengths and shortcomings. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities. As everyone says, ancient, really out of date. Won't be building anything new anytime soon. I really didn't feel like I wanted to spend four years in that dungeon. Also, a student was crying outside while I waiting for my interview. Overheard some stuff about the PBL. Most students seem to hate it, but acknowledge that they think it makes them better clinicians in the long run. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't bother getting there early, there is no waiting area, just the hall or the library or outside. They don't let you check in until exactly the scheduled time, to the minute. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was done by two admissions committee members and a student. They were all very nice. They ask specific things from you personal history, so if you included it make sure you can talk about it. Especially research experience. They were very positive. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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