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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If the spouse of your of your coworkers called in sick for them, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"How do you think a dentists is perceived as a member of a community?" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are three characteristics of a good dentist that you think you possess?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were to difficult to answer....... Many questions where they put you in situations and you have to reason your way out of them. Just answer with how you think you would!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN posts and know a little about the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and the admissions people were both very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was not very personal. Be sure your answers to certain questions are long....." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"First part of the interview is a Q&A style (most structured) and the second part is more conversational ( supposed to be less structured but not really) they just ask you more about yourself rather than crazy situations on the second half." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great that the school has all 9 specialties if you would should to specialize. Also, Iowa City seems like a great place to live and possible start a family.... has a very comfortable feel to it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9-26-2011

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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