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  • Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • New Orleans
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist? (Without a doubt will be asked this question)" Report Response

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

"When did someone last show opposition to your advice and what did you do?" Report Response

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

"If Mrs. Brown's husband called Sunday night and said his wife couldn't come into work, what would you do and say?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You design a program and your boss uses it. The program is a huge success but your boss does not give you any credit publically for having put together the program. How would you handle this situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the purpose of your life?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I went over some previously asked questions and practiced the chalk carving for about a week. Did about 12-15 chalks in all for practice." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very positive and were encouraging everyone pretty much making the point that if they did not think you could get into the school, they would not have interviewed you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really negatively impressed me. Although, due to the hurricane, we were not on the school site and did not meet any students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was well prepared for the interview receiving many of the same questions I had studied. Make sure to have questions to ask them at the end of the 3 on 1." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Basically, know that the interview is not very stressful, so go in there confident and have fun with it. You will have a chalk carving to start, 1 on 1 interview, and then a 3 on 1 interview to finish. The 1 on 1 is a series of questions which serves almost more as a conversation starter and you converse for about 40 minutes. The 3 on 1 is with the Dean of admissions and two other respected faculty. They will each ask about 1 question to you and only lasts 15 minutes. It was an easy day and was enjoyable to be there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


Where did you stay?

At school facility

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

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