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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Dinosaurs? (I did research on the functional morphology of typhodont teeth)" 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)?

"Where do you see yourself ten years from now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a fear or doubt you have about dental school and/or the dental profession?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, it was conversational and I didn't even feel like he was asking me questions because he told me stories about when he first went to dental school "100 years ago". He was really funny and sooooo nice. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sdn, school website. It wasn't even necessary. Don't script yourself, it's such a relaxed interview they just want to talk to you. Just know why you want to be a dentist and why you want to go to their school. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New implant center, state of the art facilities, very nice people. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city of pittsburgh, just didn't give me a good feeling. No student housing HUUUGE minus. Students were all married, didn't seem like they went out together much. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how relaxed it was going to be, I thought i was going to throw up waiting in the the office for my interviewer but when he came in he brought a cheerful warm atmosphere with him and it was like sitting down with an old friend. seriously guys, STOP STRESSING!!!!!!!!!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"relax, and just be yourself, seriously. The interviewers are mostly dentists, some of them have 25 years of practice in making people feel calm, let them do their job and tell them why you want this. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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