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  • Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Loma Linda
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

1

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What was a disappointing moment in your life? (I talked about it and how I overcame it)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What was a memorable moment in your life?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If you caught a fellow peer cheating, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"none." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very nice sim lab, clinic, friendly learning environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Basic Science building is old, no good restaurants around the area, and cafeterias only serve vegetarian food." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Writing sample given beforehand. The one of the two possible questions I answered was "Describe the social network that provides you personal support". Review what being a seventh-day adventist means and background knowledge on the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had the Director of Admissions, Esther Valenzuela, interview me. She was very nice and the questions she asked weren't too difficult. I had more of a conversation with her instead. Be sure to mention about the SIMS program and be sure to incorporate "Service is our motto" into some of your answers. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Ontario, CA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Loma Linda Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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