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  • University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"The cheating ethical question" Report Response

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

"Do you have questions for me" Report Response

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

"What initiated your interest in dentistry" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Whether my piano playing is fit for Carnegie Hall. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They were all very simple and easy-going questions. Seriously, just be yourself. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over application, Prepared questions for them, Looked over this site, Calmed down, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very kind. I had always heard about the extreme hospitality of the people there, but I had never really experienced it before. It is 100% true. They are too nice. They randomly go up to you and say Hi or ask you how you are doing. The interview was very organized. Unlike other dental school interviews where the professors usually do not know they are interviewing that day, UOP's interviewers seem to have read your application more than once. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition and the fact that the students are stuck in ONE building for 3 years of their lives. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That being nervous will not help at all. Being youself is the key. And get some sleep beforehand because I was unexpectedly tired and almost closed my eyes during the closing. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very nice and so were the people. The people I interviewed with were also very open and talkative. Faculty, facilities, students, food... everything was pretty good. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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