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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"If a employee's spouse called you the night before to tell you that the employee would not be coming into the office tomorrow, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What have you done to demonstrate proficiency with your hands?" Report Response

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

"What are three ethical qualities every dentist should have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Rank yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 as a perfectionist." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are three ethical qualities every dentist should have?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading SDN, practice interview with pre-health advisor at school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School has all ADA recognized specialties, faculty seem VERY committed to teaching, strong clinical exposure, lots of research opportunities (if that's what you're interested in), low rent to live nearby" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Campus was in the city, but at the same time it was slightly more rural than I was expecting. That might be a good thing if you get distracted easily" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to get to the school. I was almost late because I got lost in the medical center, so walk your route to the school the day before your interview so the same doesn't happen to you!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I'm OOS, but Iowa was my top choice before the interview and probably still is after the interview" 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

CID

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Iowa House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2011

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

10 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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