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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why did you choose to dental assist during your year off instead of attending graduate school?" Report Response

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

"Name 3 good qualities and 3 bad qualities about yourself." Report Response

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

"What was the toughest time in your life?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I see your file in front of me. Tell me things about yourself that are not in here." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the toughest time in your life?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my personal statement, SDN, talked to first year students I knew" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinic and how soon students were able to have clinical experience. The staff/student relationship was amazing. Also, all the students seemed to love the school and get along, which made you want to be part of the atmosphere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location and knowing how much out of state tuition is." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was so laid back and not stressful at all! I wish I had known how relaxed it was ahead of time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

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