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  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois
  • Dental School
  • Downers Grove
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?

4 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?

8

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why dentistry? From your shadowing experience, what have you seen that you would like to emulate and what have you seen that you would like to avoid?" Report Response

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

"Why Midwestern? What do you know about our school? How are we different from other schools you're looking at? What's the difference between a DDS and a DMD? Which does our school offer? Why did we choose the one we did?" Report Response

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

"You have no money, and your in-laws offer to buy you very durable furniture from the Peruvian rainforest. Discuss pros and cons." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had to pick 3 people, dead or alive, to form a study group, who would you pick and why? You are already a student at Midwestern. A friend asks for your help in preparing his application for Midwestern's dental school. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think dental students should receive more funding from the government than engineering and law professions?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything was new and high tech" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Still no clinic, and no idea if there will be a big enough patient base." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Stay Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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