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  • University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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

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

"What do you do when you get stressed...be specific?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to stay organized?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your weaknesses...be specific?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over questions with parents. I wrote down the answers and went over them. Although, most questions I reviewed were never actually asked!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the students seemed very community oriented, and were very close-nit. They emphasized that they were not competing against each other because they were all entering the same great field--dentistry! They share notes, old tests, play IM sports together. One of the deans shared some personal stories about life and not giving up--it was very personal and reassuring. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"At first the recruiting guy is a little intimidating, but he is really friendly, and wants you to get the most out of the day!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went really well. I felt that I connected with my interviewer, and that I left a positive impression about myself with him/her. The school is very family-like in that everyone is friendly and wants each other to succeed. The students were excited to be there, and they have a strong emphasis on clinical (begining 2nd semester of 2nd year) and a strong emphasis on research. Also, they have about 93% pass of national boards. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2003

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