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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about a time you were responsible for someone else" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What is the most difficult thing you think you will have to deal with in dental school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have any regrets in your life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you tell people who have an adverse reaction when they tell you that you want to become a dentist?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Made a list of stories/accomplishments that I wanted to highlight about myself and brought those up and tied them into my answer for whatever question was asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The schools humanistic approach to teaching as well as the way they tie in comprehensive care for their patients. Also, they don't have a certain number of procedures you need to do for graduation. Its just based on what they call competency tests that you do for each type of procedure. You let them know when you think you're ready and you just have to pass and show the faculty you are able to be proficient." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school was great, but the area that its in was a bit of a downer for me. Wish the neighborhood was safer and had more to do." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed and laid back the interview would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school and a very different approach to dentistry. But a good different." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Ontario

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

On a saturday

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

No Response

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

2 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?

No Response

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