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  • University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Louisville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

2

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)?

"Why did you chose dentistry? Why this school?" Report Response

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

"Would you chose your state school over us? " Report Response

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

"Have you had volunteer experience? How many hours? Have you shadowed? How many hours? (and she waiting while I awkwardly calculated it in my head)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You have a dental school in your state. If you got in there, would you go there or here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and the dental school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendly admissions staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"my interviewer would pause during the interview to read my entire personal statement and to read my letters of recommendations. She didn't prepare beforehand to get to know me as a person, and she seemed really irritable when she was interviewing me. I just sat in silence as she read my file-it was awkward." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That a student was going to interview me and that the interviewer would spend more time reading my file in silence than answering my questions. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Louisville was a decent school, but I didn't leave there feeling enamored. There was nothing special about it. All the other schools I went to had some special feature that stood out. The people there were generally nice, and they arranged for discounted accomodations at some nice hotels. I just couldn't see myself going there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2005

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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