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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"What are ethics? And what is one that is important to you/dentistry?" Report Response

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

"What has academically prepared you for dental school and how will you handle the curriculum?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethics question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethics question...pretty abstract and difficult to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read your secondary!! It will be very heavily emphasized" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great clinical exposure and a lot of positive student response. Day went very very well and was really relaxed after the interview!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview day felt like UMKC was just trying to sell the school to us." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There would be a writing sample. And that 13 out of 70 seats for Missouri applicants are already filled with reserve admissions seats." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome interview day. Overall the day went very well and was pretty enjoyable. Alot of 3rd and 4th year student involvement and interaction, which is really great, so have some questions prepared. I'm very excited to hear back from the school about a potential spot." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

none

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?

Settle Inn - Overland Park

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2009

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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