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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

They do a rotation of 6 or 7 mini-interviews

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)?

"They asked the question about state funded gambling." Report Response

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

"How would I handle a situation with an employee whose dress standards make patients uncomfortable?" Report Response

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

"How do you define success?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"They allow you to have a minute to read a prompt with the question that the interviewer will ask before you go into the room with the interviewer for 7 minutes. A lot of my questions were already posted here on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were genuinely friendly. The school was awesome. The campus is great!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Go in with confidence. They do their interview to test your critical thinking. They want you to form opinions based off of logic, and then evaluate on them." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

I flew into O'hare. That airport is chaotic.

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn (they don't have continental breakfast)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/19/15

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They are great! They helped me when I had questions." Report Response

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