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  • University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni 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

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?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"How did you study for the DAT and for how long?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever been todl that you look like Al Pacino and Andy Garcia put together? (I never had)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would your dad mind if you were to become a dentist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What type of implant system did you observe being used?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AADSAS, saw website of school, calmed down and checked out the directions to the school before my interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How they treat you like a human being that has been through a lot. They know the application process is tough, and they do NOT make it harder on you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer did not show up because he was sick so I had to wait around for another faculty member." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they graduate very competent general dentists. Their undergrads do endo on #16. You can only get that kind of experience at a number of schools in the country. Very impressive." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"AN interview witha student over lunch, he was cool. I think he just had the personal essay. He asked a bunch of funny questions. then a faculty interview which was just like a long conversation getting to know each other." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2004

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