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  • University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • San Francisco
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?

2

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)?

"Tell me about your childhood and your family." Report Response

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

"I see that your dad is a dentist. How did that contribute to your decision to go into dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me? (Have a lot of questions... they ask you if you have questions a number of times throughout the day)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What extracurricular activities do you see yourself being involved in during dental school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a specific experience where your leadership skills were tested." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, reviewed sample interview questions from SDN, reviewed the website and my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly and warm atmosphere and environment created by the students, faculty, and staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they have you do a small writing sample at the end of the day. It wasn't a big deal at all, but it took be my surprise a little bit. They have you write about a paragraph answering two questions: one of them is the same for everyone ("Describe a part of your experience today that gave you a good impression.") and one that is different for everyone (Mine was "What are three qualities that all health care providers should have?" Other people got ones asking about a personal quality that will help them succeed in a dental career, etc.)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I LOVED UOP. I had such a great experience and REALLY hope to hear some good news come Dec. 1!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SFO

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?

11/10/11

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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