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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Richmond
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why VCU?" Report Response

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

"Explain this part of your essay" Report Response

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

"what other schools have you applied to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain this portion of your personal statment" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AADSAS application, friends who were admitted to the school, shcool's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The closeness of the minority community" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Boards didnt seem to be a tremendous factor for students nor the school. Students dont seem to need to do much in order to just pass Also, though it worked out in my favor, I was the only black and only female applicant interviewing that day, with 5 other night males. I mean it was no biggie, I can hold my ground quite well, but just something thing i made an extra mental note about" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"get lots of sleep the night before, having to be there by 730am is no joke!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"GREAT PLACE!! VCU is doing a lot to change their currc. as well as the phyiscal building. Clinics and preclincs are beautiful. med school is close by, all around, just an awesome school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2007

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

5 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

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