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  • University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Antonio
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"Considering you background is not in biology, how are you preparing for dental school?" Report Response

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

"a lot of people are used to being the top of their class, and come here and are just an average C student. How would you feel in that situation?" Report Response

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

"I see you applied to few schools around the nations, why did you pick these specific schools?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Considering you background is not in biology, how are you preparing for dental school? are you ready to accept criticism for what you think is good work?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"a lot of people are used to being the top of their class, and come here and are just an average C student. How would you feel in that situation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's site, relaxed and watch a comedy movie the night before =)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"their use of electronic media (computers and DVDs) for class materials, books, videos, searching books, sharing notes, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hotel was just alright. you can kinda get lost in the school (multiple times in my case lol)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they ask you to WRITE an essay about "How did you benefit from meeting students during the interviewing process". Y'ALL PREPARE FOR IT A BIT, and sound smart :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Experience was good. Interviewed with a 4th year student for 30 minutes (very laid back, relaxed, just chatting) then with a faculty for 30 minutes (a bit more serious but still not bad). My interviewer asked few tough questions (mentioned above), but i think it was overall pretty good. school is great, students are great, facility isn't bad at all. food was GOOD :)" 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?

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?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Oak Hills

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/12/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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