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  • University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Los Angeles
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

No Response

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

"They passed around a bucket with interview questions. We read the question aloud and then answered them in front of our group." Report Response

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

"pbl case." Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"USC is amazing- the facilities and the students are fantastic. Also, I was pleasantly surprised by the curriculum (heavy emphasis on clinical experiences) and on PBL." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I personally wanted to know some stats like: What percentage of students pass the boards? What percentage of students pass the boards with 90% or higher? Etc. I had a hard time getting answers to these types of questions." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I was super impressed with USC. In previous years I feel like I've read a lot of negative comments about USC. However, they seemed to have really made some changes including increasing the amount of clinical experience you get. I also really liked PBL. You aren't spoon fed information at USC and instead learn in a more stimulating (and fun) environment." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson near USC

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2010

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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