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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

6

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 dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Explain your dental volunteer experience " Report Response

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

"Why Pittsburgh??" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My interviewer did not ask any memorable questions. He asked the typical questions that I had prepared for." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None....just the usual. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and checked out their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The pre-clinical facilities were very modern and was an overall clean school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of diversity in the student body.... in general, the pittsburgh area is homogenous. Also, the school seemed dead, I didn't see a single patient being treated. The school seemed like a second class institution located in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How sorry of a dental program it was and wouldn't have wasted money on the trip." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"For the above reasons, I immediately turned down their acceptance and would recommend future applicants not to apply to pitt as one of the back-up schools because it is not worth it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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