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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Not a specific list of questions. More of a discussion to get to know the applicant." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why UMKC?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why dentistry? What will you do if you don't get in?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty was very welcoming. Shadowing a upper-class student in the clinic was very interesting." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Parking is extremely tight for students around the university. Most universities have this problem, so nothing really surprising." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The size and types of the clinical experiences available at UMKC. Very impressive." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall positive. I really enjoyed the interview - it was more of a conversation than anything else. This moved UMKC to the top of my list. Apparently they call students starting early on Dec 1 for admissions notification. It is very hard to get in from out of state. They take ECs very seriously." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

KC

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

they are all about the same

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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