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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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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)?

"How do ethics play a role in dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Why UoP and why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when you struggled in school and what you did to overcome it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I saw you worked a lot of different summer/part-time jobs, how do you think these prepared you for dental school? (None were dentistry-related)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do ethics play a role in dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day and information session was really personal, they make you feel like part of the family from the get-go and not just another person they have to interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location that my interviewer was at for the virtual interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Having a general response to the basic practice questions will be sufficient. Much of the time after a response will be filled with conversation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed the atmosphere and effort that UOP put into virtual interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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 total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

"Keep doing what you're doing, no complaints." Report Response

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