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  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

Two interviews: One-on-one for the first and two people in the second

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 were your DAT scores?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about an ethical situation you've been in and how you dealt with it." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If dentistry were no longer an option as a profession, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Not really any difficult questions, just KNOW your application in and out since it's closed file." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Kevin Ahern's YouTube video on interviewing" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Updated facilities, respectful students, LOTS of patients, layout of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having both interviews before the rest of the day's activities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get there early. Chicago traffic is no joke and cab drivers don't care what you have to do." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The admission directors are very responsive if you have questions." 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?

No Response

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 14, 2015

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Snacks, more snacks." Report Response

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