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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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 | I was asked this question too

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

"Explain your dental volunteer experience " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"My interviewer did not ask any memorable questions. He asked the typical questions that I had prepared for." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"None....just the usual. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and checked out their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The pre-clinical facilities were very modern and was an overall clean school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of diversity in the student body.... in general, the pittsburgh area is homogenous. Also, the school seemed dead, I didn't see a single patient being treated. The school seemed like a second class institution located in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How sorry of a dental program it was and wouldn't have wasted money on the trip." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"For the above reasons, I immediately turned down their acceptance and would recommend future applicants not to apply to pitt as one of the back-up schools because it is not worth it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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