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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Cleveland
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Why Case Western?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your research (school is big on research - and if you have an interesting one, it will make the conversation flow); Why did you take this class?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about an ethical situation in which you felt you made the WRONG decision" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN; review application; mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the staff are AMAZING and really nice! students there liked the school; students who led the tour were very friendly and insightful; students raved about the clinical exposure - you're out in your first year placing sealants in underserved communities; campus is nice; simulation lab is pretty high tech" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Neighborhood is a little bit sketchy; some areas of the building are old, but they are going to renovate soon; over 80k for tuition" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that at 6 feet tall, i would still be the shortest one at my interview lol; nothing really, the whole interview was very laid back and relaxed; a lot of public transportation - saves you the money, but don't go too far down east of the school cause it gets a little ghetto" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great experience; really laid back and conversational interview! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Hopkins Int'l

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Hotel and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2009

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

3 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. The Admin Office was great! The staff at Case Western are superb" Report Response

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