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  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Portland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"How did you get interested in dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience." Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do your professors view you? Do you know what they said about you (in your letters of rec)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read alot on SDN, lost 5lbs, bought a dress suit, did a mock interview to boost confidence." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"ALOT: The student population is very close knit- all the students all know each other and the teachers. The students and teachers are easy to talk to and very helpful. The students seem to love their school (despite some difficulties with too many clinical requirements and basic sciences course). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students in the clinics were a little packed, but the students seemed to be fine with it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to stress out! Mark, Jenna, and Andrea in the Student Services Office are extremely nice and they try to make you feel comfortable. OHSU makes a great effort to make the interviews low stress and conversational. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I LOVED this school- the people, the professors, and the general atmosphere of the school are laid back and friendly. I have visited many dental schools and have never felt this comfortable. Portland is great. I suggest calling Mark in the Office of Student Services at the Dental School if you have questions, he's very helpful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

PDX

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2008

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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