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  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
  • Dental School
  • Glendale
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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? why not other medical professions?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How would you handle a situation if you caught someone cheating on an exam?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why should we pick you over the other 3,000 applicants? and why this school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your hero (non-religious and non-family)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"At what point in your shadowing did you realize that dentistry was the right profession for you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked for potential questions asked through the internet and talked to people who interviewed there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The sim lab was amazing. The new clinic which will be open soon will be awesome with the number of seats they have. The fact that they concentrate on a specific body part or system at a time. They emphasize the clinical aspect much more than the research aspect. The staff was also very laid back and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Overall nothing major. The food wasnt great and a few of the buildings were a bit small. The average age was 27 and they dont have any undergraduate programs. These could all be positives in some way, however I guess I'm just used to a larger school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. Maybe that I could have spent a lot less for a different cab service to the school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Sky Harbor Phoenix

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2009

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

9 out of 10

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