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  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois
  • Dental School
  • Downers Grove
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If a friend asked you to help guide them on writing a resume, how would you do so?" Report Response

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

"In your opinion, what is the most important invention in the last 50 years?" Report Response

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

"Voting on a yes/no referendum for building a multi-million dollar casino in the center of downtown, which has a very poor demographic. Discuss." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Moving to a new country with 2 very young children. What do you want them to do in terms of culture and language?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Casino question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking over question samples on SDN. Thinking critically, and logically, about problems." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The very new facilities and how nice everyone was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, but it was very cold. The weather at the time was below 30F, so make sure you check the weather forecast and pack accordingly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"We couldn't bring our notepads into the interview rooms, so it was really hard to get the names of the interviewers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress out over this interview. They already know about how smart and accomplished you are. Just push on ahead and think clearly. This MMI is meant to assess your logical and critical thinking skills. Expect to be taken outside of your comfort zone with these questions, and work on potential follow up questions. In the end, make good conversation with the interviewers." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Midway

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?

Stay Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/10/2014

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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