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"Good interview process. I have no immediate suggestions."
"Have lunch with multiple students, not just one."
"Start interviewing earlier!!"
"More communication earlier in the cycle regarding application status updates and interviews"
"First interview was more of "why dentistry/ why OHSU" type questions. Second interview was more about seeing if you've been through some academic adversity/how are you going to handle it."
"Talk about your research"
"Tell me about your research"
"Tell me about yourself"
"What academic challenge have you faced?"
"What type of setting and in what scope of practice do you want to practice in?"
"What interested you in dentistry?"
"Why dentistry and Why OHSU?"
"How did you get interested in dentistry?"
"What inspired you to pursue dentistry"
"Tell me about your most challenging life experience."
"Where do you see dentistry going?"
"How did you study for the DAT?"
"what are 3 characteristics you feel are important for a good dentist to have?"
"why did you applied to the program?"
""What are your plans if you don't get accepted this year?""
"Tell me a little about yourself."
"Why do you want to be a dentist?"
"Is there anything in your file I will have to explain to the Admission Board? (YAH, it would be nice if you read it I wanted to say.)"
"There were many questions related to my knowlege of dentistry. Why dentistry? What advantages and disadvantages? What problems in dentistry?"
"What do you like to do in your free time?"
"Why dentistry? Why do you think you have good manual dexterity skills?"
"Do you want to go into private practice when youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re done with school? How will you be in managing an office?"
"Why do you think you would be good with your hands?"
"What a specific quote in my personal statement meant to me"
"How did you go about doing your research (specific questions probing it)"
"What does English Composition mean? (She honestly didn't know)"
"What is professionalism?"
"What are your hobbies?"
"What has playing baseball done to prepare you for dental school?"
"How do your professors view you? Do you know what they said about you (in your letters of rec)?"
"Let me about your different traveling experiences, and how did they make you grow as a person?"
"If you knew someone was cheating, how would you handle the situation?"
"What was the most interesting thing you've done?"
"What brings you joy in your life?"
"What is a significant event in your life, that has changed you as a person?"
"If you were an ad, what would you say?"
"What questions will you pose to potential employees of your practice?"
"What would you do if a patient wanted a treatment that you did not recommend?"
"If you found that you had a lamp that was broken, how would you go about fixing it?"
"what does "integrity" mean to you when it comes to being a dentist"
"After a hard test, do you go to the pub with class mates or go home to get some sleep?"
"What do you think about teeth? "
"nothing in particular stood out. interviewer was disinterested in grades, but concentrated on your personality and your ability to work with others. "
""As you well know dental school is expensive, how do you plan on financing your education?""
"Although there isn't one question that stood out in particular, I would say that compared to some of my other interviews, the interviewer seemed much more engaged and ready to get to know me. He asked me lots of "meat and potatoes" questions that got right down to why I want to be a dentist and I thought he asked just the right amount of questions to understand why I am interested in dentistry."
"How would you deal with a patient with no insurance."
"what dental procedure do you like the most?(from what I have observed during my volunteering at different dental offices)"
"How will you deal with a patient that doesn't like your treatment?"
"None. Routine questions..."
"Why didn't you pick medical?"
"How will dental office be like in the future?
Issues related to cosmetic dentistry."
"What are you affraid of in dental school?"
"What is your favorite science course and what is your favorite non-science course?"
"If you weren't applying to dental school, what would you be doing with your life?"
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