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  • University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Why UCSF?" Report Response

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

"What activities did you do in undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really. The interview was pretty much predictable." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would your parents say about you if you were here?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked over my AADSAS file again, read previous interview posts on SDN, and read material my undergrad gave me about the school. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I think UCSF has strong research. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students did not have much personality after going through the student interview and walking around the clinic observing students. The pre-clinical rooms and clinic were old and ugly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my lunch time would also be my interview. I did not like talking while eating." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think UCSF is a good school, but I'm not sure it won me over today. I'll probably base my decision on the school's good name more than anything I saw at the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2004

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