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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"What do you think about studying dentistry in a diverse environment?" Report Response

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

"Who is your role model?" Report Response

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

"Why UCSF?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your role model in life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at the UCSF website, read over my application, and the SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The many opportunities in research the school had. Also, the school is pretty cheap even though tuition sky rocketed last year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students seem to be pretty smug and unhappy. The overall feeling I got during my interview day was a depressed surrounding. My interviewer was nowhere to be found and even admitted to me that he almost forgot he had an interview to give. The buildings and facilities are old. Very unorganized looking school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was going to be unorganized and you I was going to spend most of my time waiting. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I have to admit that UCSF used to be my 1st choice dental school, but after this interview I think I'd pick another California school. I too bought into the hype, but after seeing the outdated facilities and talking to students I definitely changed my mind. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2004

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