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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?

10 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?

6

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"do you have a quarter million dollars in your bank account? And can we, USC, share some of yours?" Report Response

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

"Did you know that there is no set lectures at USC dentistry? only PBLs and for the first two years, you have plenty of time to f&$# around." Report Response

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

"Please, come to USC. We need your money, have faculty members to pay, staffs complaining, and you know, you can always pay back your loan debt once you are out of this place. Right?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none but the financial assistant was mentally asking me "Can you afford this education? Due dates for financial assistance have been passed. But I need your money."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I wish I was asked "a" question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"went through posted interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facility, weather (too hot but better than cold)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"tuition, PBL session, case observation, orientation, lunch with current students who insist that USC is the best - basically everything" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"tuition has increased, so now it's really the HIGHEST in the whole nation! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"screw this...... but if USC accepts me, I am going there cuz I can't wait another year " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/07/2004

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