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  • Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 us a bit about yourself, why you're pursuing dentistry, and why IU?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about PBL? have you ever had any exposure to it? (spewed some stuff off their website, explained a PBL-ish course im taking)" Report Response

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

"Oh one last thing before you go, if you could pick 3 adjectives to describe yourself, what would they be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One interviewer was wondering if i had pictures of some of my work (don't wanna disclose what, cuz it'll give me away), and I ended up showing him" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You've got a bunch of A-s, A's and A+'s everywhere, but what's with these 3 D's?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my answers to standard inty q's, looked on SDN feedback, read their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dean Kasberg's mini - interview before the actual interview, and the fact that he and one of my inty's knew my file's info cold (school, background, RC DAT score!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"as per usual, age of the building, and cost. Students and city aren't too diverse too" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it'd be so bloody hot in Indy at the start of Nov. My inty was in a room upstairs with no windows and i was BOILING and sweating in my suit/shirt/tie" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Kasberg came in to talk to 4 of us before the inty's, laid out 3 positives and negatives of the school, told us that we were the best of the applicant pool, told us his timeline on decision making, gave us tips on how to improve our answers to his question (which the panel would subsequently ask us). School doesn't have a caf in the building, or elevators either" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Indianapolis

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

3 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?

5 out of 10

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