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****The Official University of Colorado Class of 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread****

Discussion in 'School Specific Discussions' started by AN4TOMY, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. coldicecream

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    Do you remember how many weeks in total you did during the ACTS program?
     
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    It works out to be approximately half of the school year since it is 2 weeks on ACTS for every 2 weeks in clinic. Only exception is for 3 weeks that they bring everyone back for a “didactic week” and the couple weeks of vacation there is. My class got less ACTS than usual since they were experimenting with a different schedule so I don’t know if my experience would be a good indicator since everyone would be getting more than that anyway. I think I got 12 weeks. Some people in my class got 16-18 weeks?
     
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    Thank you! I appreciate any responses from anyone who has gone to the school or interviewed there. I am SO happy to hear its a generally collaborative/teamwork environment.
     
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    Cooliyak answered it.
    I would say it definitely a helping each other environment, the answer is there if you ask.
     
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    From what i heard, they are doing 3 weeks acts and 3 weeks school.
     
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    My AASDSAS portal says I have been invited for an interview, yet I haven't received an email from them saying I have an interview. Should I just wait a while till they send it or could this be a case of the interview email being lost?
     
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    Are you in state or OOS?
     
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  8. BatedPenguin

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    OOS but part of WICHE.
     
  9. princeafrica

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    Oh ok. I would wait 24 hours before emailing
     
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    I am in the same situation. I think the portal on AADSAS was updated within the last few hours for Colorado saying im invited for an interview, but I have not recieved an email yet either.
    I’ll probably contact them tomorrow if I don’t hear from them by the end of the day.
     
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    I have an interview here on the 24th, super excited!
     
  12. Aquabluequartz

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    I am also in the same situation. Did either of you end up receiving an interview email or a call?
     
  13. WAdentist19

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    I just got an interview invite email from them about 20 minutes ago. They must have just updated AADSAS early and waited a little bit to send out the email.
     
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  14. Aquabluequartz

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    I just got the email too! Congrats! Yeah it looks like they updated AADSAS early.
     
  15. GalDental54

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    Does it say it's a "Mock Interview Day" (that's the one I just got about a half hour ago) or does your's state it's an actual interview invite?
     
  16. Aquabluequartz

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    It’s my actual interview invite; it states that it’s a personal interview at their campus. I did receive the email for the online “Interview Prep Session” earlier in the week, if that’s what you’re referring to.
     
  17. GalDental54

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    No...this one was different than the one earlier this week. But congrats on your actual interview invite! You probably didn't get the one regarding the "Mock Interview Day" on the 15th of September since you're already interviewing! Thanks and good luck :)
     
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    The mock interview day is a Colorado ASDA event! Two dental students at the school will give you a mock interview and there will be a presentation by Crystal Ridgley
     
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    Just finished the interview today, and it was a fantastic experience! Split our large group into five smaller groups for a staggered schedule to fit everybody in. Very conversational and relaxed for me, but I did hear some interviewees got a lot of situational questions from one particular faculty member.

    It was great to meet a lot of you today, and good luck to everyone still waiting!
     
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    I was there too! It was awesome!


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  21. OKCThunderFan33

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    Hey guys. Please pardon my ignorance, but should I have received an email from Colorado verifying that they received my application and asking me to submit a supplemental application fee? I submitted my application to them via ADEA AADSAS on August 25, but have yet to hear anything at all from them. Could this be because I don't have all of my transcripts in yet? Thanks in advance!
     
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    If I were you, I'd be proactive and go ahead and just pay the fee without waiting for them to email you. They will eventually email you asking for the fee but that will also make the process longer.
     
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  23. OKCThunderFan33

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    Okay I will do that then! Thank you for the advice. If it’s not too much trouble, could you post a link to where I can submit that payment? I did some looking around on their website but couldn’t seem to find a place to pay.


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    Here you go! OKC Thunder are terrible btw lol
     
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    Hi! You can find the secondary link in the actual AADSAS website when you submitted your application. It should be in the tab with CU’s application! Hope this helps and good luck!
     
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    After I submitted my AADSAS application, I received an email that stated they'd received my application and this:

    "We will be in contact with you by e-mail to inform you of the next step in our application process. Supplemental application materials will only be needed upon request."

    I haven't heard from them again and haven't submitted another fee.

    Did you get a difference email? Do you think I should have sent a supplemental fee?
     
  27. OKCThunderFan33

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    Nope. I didn’t get an email at all. That’s why I’m so concerned that there is something wrong with my application.


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  28. OKCThunderFan33

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    Thanks for the link! Even if you do have terrible taste in NBA teams!


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  29. GalDental54

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    I did pay the $65.00 fee too.....have you sent that yet? If not, maybe they're waiting on that! If you have paid it, maybe call them to check on your status?
     
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    I just now paid the $65 fee. Hopefully I hear from them soon! It would be awesome to get an interview there! Anytime I can get an excuse to go to Denver, I’ll be there! Haha


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    Did they post a link for the virtual interview prep?
     
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    They did not record the session. At my interview, they said they would be doing more sessions for next admissions cycle which implied that those who did not get to attend this year are out of luck.
     
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    Hello Everyone!

    I went to the ASDA mock interview on the 15th and I learned some news from the manager of admission. Just thought you all might be interested in.

    Decision Date might be on December 3rd rather than December 1st because it is on a weekend so they will push to the following Monday.

    There will be no December interviews at all. However there will be January and February interviews (so don’t lose hope!).

    This year has the most amount of applicants at 2600+ with roughly 450 interviews being given out.

    Good luck everyone!
     
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    To clarify, they are no longer offering interviews until after January?
     
  35. tanicsta

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    I was replying in regards to the interview webinar session, not interview days. I think they do offer post-Dec interviews.
     
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    Interviewing at Colorado tomorrow, any input/impressions/advice? Thanks!
     
  37. princeafrica

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    Any recent interview invites? Asking for a friend
     
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    Does anyone know if the people interviewing have a file of your application in front of them?
     
  39. princeafrica

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    It is a closed file interview. The interviewer has your personal statement printed out and on their computer they have your demographics information and a picture of you.
     
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    What's the purpose of them asking about where else you've interviewed in the exit survey?
     
  41. princeafrica

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    I think it is just for data. At this point they have already probably put you on the accept, reject, or waitlist list
     
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    Are you or the D4s still getting around 12 weeks?

    @cooliyak When you were on your rotations, did you mainly do fillings? Or what kinds of procedures did you do?
     
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    We did everything. Exams, fillings, extractions, endo, etc. It depends a lot on the specific clinics you go to and the preceptors, too. Some rotations you saw a lot of kids, others a lot of endo, others a lot of extractions. Some never got to do prosth, others did. Some gave you free reign over everything that comes in. Others made you still do start check, prep check, final check. I never had a bad rotation though.
     
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    Did anyone by chance record the interview prep session?
     
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    Do they email you the exit survey after your interview?
     
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    Anyone interviewing at University of Colorado this Saturday the 20th want to split a hotel for Friday night? I will be renting a car, so I can give rides and split gas also. Feel free to DM me if interested! Good luck this weekend!
     
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    yes! they sent it two days after.
     
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    I still haven't received a survey, interviewed on October 5th. I checked my spam as well, should I reach out?
     
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    I got my survey a month and half later
     
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    @princeafrica woah! when did you interview? I interviewed back in August so maybe they weren't as busy yet

    @AZResident seems like it might take a while according to princeafrica.
     

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