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  • Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Loma Linda
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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 did you study for the DAT?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your journey in choosing your dental career path." Report Response

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

"Describe the most difficult time in your life and how you overcame it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you see yourself fitting into the faith-based culture at LLU?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a situation where you encountered an ethical dilemma." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed questions on SDN, mock interview, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I met at LLU was very friendly and very welcoming. In the elevator, the dean of student affairs struck up a conversation with me and walked me to the admissions office. All of the students and faculty seem to love it there, and the school in general really has a lot of opportunities to offer (early and extensive clinical experience, service learning/mission trips, research, great residency programs, etc.)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus itself is nice, but the surrounding area doesn't seem to be the best. The experience I had at LLU, though, definitely overrides the area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was lucky enough to find out about it, but everyone should be aware that they have you write a short essay upon arrival. You get to choose from either of the two prompts: describe your social network that provides you with personal support, or describe your spiritual journey and your relationship with God." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"LOVED my experience at LLU!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

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?

11/1/11

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

3 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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