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  • 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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 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)?

"What kind of research experience do you have?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Were there any downsides to your undergraduate experience?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What kind of leadership roles have you played?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

""Why don't you want to go to UCLA?" My "faculty" interviewer was actually an endo resident who got his DDS/PhD from UCLA... I guess he really loved it there." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your weaknesses?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read all the brochures the UCSF rep gave our pre-dent club, went over my AADSAS and secondary apps, and browsed the latest news on the UCSF website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's great location; being in a great mix of pharm, dent, and med students; the prestige; the school gives you so many options about how you want to spend the 4 years" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The admissions/faculty interactions seemed somewhat strained; the medical students seemed to be friendlier than the dental students; it was confusing to find my way around." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't have to be so nervous." 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?

8 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

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Metro Hotel

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?

9 out of 10

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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