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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Pittsburgh
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Do you plan to do social work?" Report Response

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

"How do I judge your comittment to dentistry? (this last one was kind of specific to me I guess since Im a career-changer, formerly finance)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you planning on doing research?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Convince me of your dedication to dentistry" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read feedback in this website & asked a friend that got into medschool what kind of stuff they asked him." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the faculty was (the program director/dean even had brunch with us)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the building the school is in has some awesome areas (the simlab is brand new and spacious) but other areas seem a bit old - somehow felt gray/blah" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was an all-day affair (8a.m. - 6p.m.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nice school, VERY welcoming faculty, good chemistry of students - found Pittsburgh itself kinda plain BUT seemed comfortable and affordable. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hyatt

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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