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  • Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Milwaukee
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Describe a time when you were presented with a challenge and what did you?" Report Response

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

"The classic: Why dentistry? Manual dexterity activities/hobbies." Report Response

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

"An ethical question; it was something like: if a person shows up at your clinic in a lot of pain and it's the end of the day and you're backed up, how would you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one quality that you do not possess that you wish you did? The way this was asked made it interesting, though it is really just asking for your weakness." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The one about weaknesses; the way it was asked threw me off a bit." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback and previous threads, practiced with work's HR person who is a friend." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day was well structured; you end up spending about 4 hours there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It seems they try to somewhat have a balance of personalities in the interview committee; one of the interviewers seems to take the "tough, stern-faced" role; I think they do it to see how you react." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I can't think of anything--it happened so long ago now." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a good impression of the place. My suggestions for interviewing: be prepared to answer a form of the most typically asked questions; and remember there may be a person purposely trying to throw you off your game to see how you react; they want to get a good impression of how you react under stress, so stay calm." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2010

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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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