Menu Icon Search
Close Search

Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

Closed file

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

"Why UCSF?" Report Response

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

"How have you acquainted yourself with dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Is receiving a college education a privilege or a right?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think you can give back to the community as a leader/dentisit?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think you can give back to the community as a leader/dentisit?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I researched UCSF, made a list of answers to potential questions, and read feedback on studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and enthusiasm of the students I met, it suprised me, most people made negative comments about UCSF before I came." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The difficulty in trying to contact the admissions staff with questions prior to coming to the interview. All of my travel info on arriving at the school came from outside sources." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed it would be, people and myself were making me think I was going to be interrogated heavily and given the cold shoulder by people at the school. Not so!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Welcomed by a faculty member. Brief overview of USCF's SOD background, financial aid talk, while snacking on some nice brkfast treats (fresh fruits, OJ, H20, coffee, bagels, croissants). Introduce each other (fellow interviewees). 10 min essay write. Faculty/student interview. Student tour. Outro. I enjoyed the people I met, both the fellow interveiwees and students and staff. I like the fact that UCSF is in the middle of all this nice lil restaurants and near golden gate park." 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?

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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Carl's Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2005

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?

10 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //