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  • University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What was the most interesting question?

"onlyt people who want to gamble and try their luck can go here....this is regarding the international dentist program interviews....." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the most stupid thing is that there were only group interviews whixh were given the maximum weightage.....the problem to be discussed was non dental ie:plumbing.... it just did not make any sense to me that the fin aid group or the administrative staff were made to supervise the PBL session instead of the adcoms..... its like the person who is the dumbest and loudest gets in...... no weightage seems to be given to practical test...(atleast thats what the results showed.....as people who had done the wrong exercise got in.....:( " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"nothing.(except that it has a large patient pool).....during the 3 day interview i did not have a chance to meet up with any faculty meber/student.....nobody gace us a school tour or anything.....they invited 140 candidates for 32 seats...... and nobody on the ad coms even appeared in front of even a single candidate on the day of orientation......that was extremely unproffessional" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"same as above....." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i wish i would not have applied here......as they seem to be bothered only about moneyyy......nothing else.... preference is given to green card holders......atleast that is what the results showed..... worse part.....i still havent seen the people on the adcoms who have (or may be havent )made the so called selection of candidates.... " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"advanced standing students with perm residency may apply there with a lot of confidence..... but this is not the place for candidates who have faith in fairness of selection procedures....." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2004

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