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  • University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"You had excellent grades in high school, why did you decide to go to community college first?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

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

"That was it...No "Why dentistry?", "Why UCLA?"...I was so over prepared and I didn't get to use anything. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read almost the entire website, spoke to recent UCLA grads, other SDNers who already interviewed, and of course SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The area and the student panel where we were allowed to ask any question to students of all years. They seemed very, very happy despite the fact they said it was a lot of work." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building. Fairly old, but the sim lab is nice. I just had an interview at a school with brand spanking new facilities so I may be a little biased." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be so laid back. People told me but I didn't believe them. It really was an extremely low stress experience. Oh yeah, and that they only feed you muffins and coffee, I would have eaten a bigger breakfast or taken a snack." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is very nice and the students seem very happy. The area around the school is beautiful. Don't stress, if you get an interview they are interested in you. If I get in, I am going for sure." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

12/08/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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