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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?

1 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why UOP?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"any volunteer/extracurricular/leadership experience?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None... All of them were expected." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"look over my AADSAS application, personal statement, read interview feedbacks, look over the UOP website, and talk to current UOP students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really nice and respectful. They want to answer all of your questions and be as helpful as possible. You will have a lot of opportunity to work on difficult cases since there are only 2 postgrad programs there (oral surgery and ortho) ie. you get to do all the hard endo cases." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition... ~$250,000 for only 3 years of dental school education." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have applied earlier because the entering class at UOP fills up quickly... it was full in Januaray while my interview was in Feb. Although I did well at the interview, I was automatically put onto the waiting list. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, UOP is a great dental school with its goal to produce excellent clinicians. The facilities are new and top-notch. The students and professors and staffs are very nice and respectful. It would definitely be my 1st choice if the tuition was a little lower... but you do get out in 3 years!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/26/2004

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