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  • University of Iowa School of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
  • Dental School
  • Iowa City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"what would you do if your hygienist called in sick" Report Response

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

"do you consider yourself a charitable person?" Report Response

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

"why do you want to be a dentist(asked about 5 times in slightly different ways)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would you do if you saw a child hit his thumb with a hammer?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if your hygienist did something bad?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on the school, went over what I put on the AADSAS, talked to a friend of mine who is a D-1 there right now" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"outstanding facilities, all of the upperclassmen seemed very confident that they could start working tomorrow" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview format is kind of different. The university of iowa has a policy that if you aren't an iowa resident when you apply, then you can't change your residency to get in-state tuition for the last three years" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the interview is taped and it is a standard list of about forty questions that they ask everyone." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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