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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Cleveland
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?

10 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)?

"Describe one time when you had to work in a small group to complete an academic task." Report Response

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

"How do you think each of your recommenders described you?" Report Response

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

"Why Dentistry? Why Case?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were working on a collaborative project in a small group and a group member refused to complete his or her assigned task, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would somebody who doesn't like you describe you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the Case School of Dental Medicine website, reviewed curriculum change information sheet that came with interview letter, SDN, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed very enthusiastic about the school, and everyone has their own chair. Also, the faculty and students are very close. The clinical facilities are top-notch and students begin working in them during their freshman year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's cold in Cleveland, but there are lots of really cool areas nearby (i.e.: Coventry and Little Italy)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is relaxed, more of a conversation. One is with a faculty member and one with an admissions committee member. The faculty one is very conversational, the other one a bit more intense. They are both about an hour, but it goes by quickly. Also, you get free lunch, not a bad deal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"VERY impressed" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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