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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?

7 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?

25 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why MWU? Why dentistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What 2 strengths and 2 weaknesses would your best friend say about you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What would you do if you caught your best friend cheating?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unexpected. It was pretty much verbatim off of SDN " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Not so much the questions as the interviewer (Dr. Pashayan). We didn't exactly click. I would recommend short, pointed answers and confidence in them with this guy. No beating around the bush or small talk. He's down to business. (1 in 3 chance of having him)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Sim lab was awesome, new campus, there will be a huge clinic with tons of seats, area is surrounded by retirement communities to fill those seats, got a free lunch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Do not expect breakfast (expect pastries and muffins in sealed plastic and juice). I wish I had clicked better with my interviewer. They said to expect to take out $388,000 in loans for the four years (Way more than anywhere else I applied). Sat around in a waiting room for about 60-70% of the time I was there (7:15-2:00)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice campus. Excellent curriculum plan. If I go there, the military will be awfully tempting. " 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?

10 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Sky Harbor

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Shorten the visit by making use of all of the down time." Report Response

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