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  • University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Houston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"How do you stay organized?" Report Response

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

"What kind of people do you not get along with?" Report Response

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

"Dental school is pretty stressful, what do you do to relax?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How was your DAT experience?--I wasn't expecting that one, but I guess my interviewer was curious about taking the DAT before taking Ochem 2." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What kind of people do you not get along with?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This was my final interview, so I had a lot of practice. But I researched the school and made sure I made a list of questions, just in case, and guess what i needed almost all of them" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Pierpont---he's the man! He's a very easy going, yet loves what he does and it shows. He's very passionate about dentistry and it rubs off on people around him. Dr. Valenza (Dean) was also very down-to-earth and very approachable. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Dr. Valenza was going to spend a few minutes with us and wished that I could have asked a few questions, but actually no one from our group asked any questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Questions, questions, questions....make sure you have plenty of them. They want to see you WANT dentistry...if that makes any sense." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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