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University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston School of Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston School of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1905
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 100
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University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston School of Dentistry (UTHSC-H)
Dental School
Houston
  • SDN RANKING 4
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 2 42 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $25,382
  • Non - Resident Tuition $36,974
  • Application Fee $60
  • AVG DAT 19.4
  • AVG GPA 3.7

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Student Affairs
  • 7500 Cambridge St., Suite 4120
  • Houston 77054
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The University of Texas-Houston Dental Branch is located in the Texas Medical Center, a comprehensive medical complex, occupying 675 acres and housing 43 non-profit institutions dedicated to the highest quality in patient care, research and education. The School of Dentistry consists of 323,000 square feet in a self-contained six floor building, including basic science laboratories, lecture rooms, auditorium, television studio, faculty offices, administrative offices, clinical treatment areas, and library which contains 25,000 volumes of medical and dental literature.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 39
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.24 42

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.55 29

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"At the end of the interview, they hand out white coats to try on for sizing. I think it would have helped if there was a tall mirror to see my fit." More from this Member | Report Response

"I arrived at the conference room less than a half hour early...and there was absolutely no one there. Parking is not paid for; I ended up paying $10 just to park next to the school (unlike at SA and Baylor). Otherwise I think the admissions office was courteous and prompt when I contacted them via email and phone." More from this Member | Report Response

"If u took Statistic at Lone-star college, it might not counts since Lonestar is not one of the school listed under TMDSAS Approved Stat Course.pdf" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very nice overall" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What are 3 or 4 words that describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What difficult situation have you faced, and how did you come resolving it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe yourself in three words." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you or ur friend describe you" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is my weak point?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what you learned from ___ volunteering experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Your interviewer will have a sheet with four questions on it, these are the four: 1) Tell me about yourself and why you want to go into dentistry 2) How do you plan your time and how do you manage stress? 3) What is one strength and one weakness? 4) What type of people do you not get along with? On the first, stay away from mention money and easy hours. On the second, DO mention that you plan your schedule, e.g., by using planners, smartphone or desktop calendars, etc. To manage stress, again mention that you do something, like exercising frequently, always making sure to spend time with friends and family, reading... On the third, don't name a weakness you can't work on. And the weakness shouldn't put you at a disadvantage as a dental student/dentist. On the fourth, remember not to look like you're hard to get along with. The interviewer wants to know that you're a people person, and that in your class or as a dental service provider, you are the type to get along with all sorts of people. You could mention that you like working in groups, but that XYZ personality types are harder to work with than others (overbearing, disrespectful, self-interested, etc). Your interviewer will jot notes on your responses on that sheet with the four questions. Also be prepared to tell him/her why you want to go to Houston over other dental schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you stay organized?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dental School can be stressful at times, what do you do to relieve stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your weakness and strengths?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Please tell me about your science GPA, DAT scores, and graduate degrees." More from this Member | Report Response

"why do you want to be a dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Strengths/weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"- Why Dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to pursue a career in dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Strengths and weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer did not read my app but preferred to get to know the students first. Not many questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"What were your grades and DAT scores? (my interviewer did not have a chance to look at my file much before the ineterview)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do I plan out my day?" More from this Member | Report Response

""Seems like you had a very interesting childhood, could you please explain what it was like."" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do to prepare for the DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What class do you feel positively affected your life and why? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you deal with stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest strength? Weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Stated above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What leadership skills to you possess?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which undergrad course was the most difficult for you and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you do any activities to improve your dexterity or fine motor skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? 20?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of organizations would you like to get involved with at the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Aside from what you have already written on ur app, is there anything you would like to tell the admission committee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe yourself in three words." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you find that there are some people that are more difficult to get along with than others?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How was your DAT experience?--I wasn't expecting that one, but I guess my interviewer was curious about taking the DAT before taking Ochem 2." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most interesting research project?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of people do you have trouble getting along with?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethical Q regarding health care" More from this Member | Report Response

"Having to discuss my academic history, it was supposed to be a closed file interview but I guess it turned out to be an open file since I had to tell the interviewer all of my #s. this could have been a test to see if I would lie??? I dunno..." More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for the DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"NONE" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if not accepted?" More from this Member | Report Response

"In your experiences helping others, which is the most rewarding and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you deal with stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know how much money dentists make? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you experience road rage?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was not really asked many questions it was more of a conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do in your spare time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dr. Johnson read the questions that were going to be asked before our interviews. " More from this Member | Report Response

"how do I plan out my day?" More from this Member | Report Response

"There wasn't a ton of specific questions --- mostly just talking about typical things that are mostly written on every response so I am not going to retype them" More from this Member | Report Response

"I actually was not asked very many questions, basically to describe my tough childhood." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you organize your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really interesting, just strengths and weaknesses and that sort of stuff. I thought it was interesting they didn't ask why I wanted to be a dentist." More from this Member | Report Response

"Did I play sports in high school. I really didn't expect to get a question like this, but I am glad that I did." More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your favorite book and why? Funny, the interviewer never asked why I wanted to be a dentist" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your philosophy?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What helped you develop as a person, and what guided you towards the desire to want to become a dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who is such and such teacher? (Uh, why did they ask that? She wrote my letter of recommendation. Make sure you know who wrote your letters of recommendation...ha,ha.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of people do you not like?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Take these last few minutes of the interview to sell yourself. Why should we pick you over someone else?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do to stay organized?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me a little about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

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