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  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Halifax
Individual Feedback 1 8 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 8
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.63 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.71 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 1
30 minutes 4
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 2
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
At a regional location 2
At another location 1

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 4

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 1
Closed file 6

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.00 8

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

"Name one thing you would change if you were to step back into the past." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretend a group member has accused you of plagiarizing your portion of a project. You vehemently deny it and make a scene. Later you realize that you unknowingly did plagiarize. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were in a research group and were accused of plagiarism on a group project and the you got angry and told the group off then later found out you had plagiarized what would you do? (I know strange huh?)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when someone was angry about something that you did." More from this Member | Report Response

"If your two roommmates were fighting, how would you handle it? " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Explain a time when you missed a class or presentation that you should have attended. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation when you have had to deliver bad new to someone and how you reacted." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a time when you became angry about the way a person had treated you. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever disappointed your mother?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"While taking an exam, you see your neighbor cheating. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation when your "values" were tested." More from this Member | Report Response

"You are working on a group project and have submitted a piece of work. Most of the group thought the work was great but one individual had several negative comments and changed large portions of the work. How would you handle this situation." More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the most stressful part of yur acedemic load?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When you miss class, who suffers?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were a TA for a class and a professor approached you wanting you to evaluate a students examination that was scored by a fellow TA and you didn't agree with the mark, how would you handle the situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"all situational questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"You are working in an organic chemistry lab trying to synthesize a new chemical. Three colleagues have proposed three different methods, how do you decide which to use." More from this Member | Report Response

"all questions were situational" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you know you wanted to become a dentist" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain a time when you challenged or disagreed with authority." More from this Member | Report Response

"Bad new question, hard to think of a "good" situation..." More from this Member | Report Response

"It is a week before finals and you receive a call that a family member will only survive 1-2 weeks longer. What do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"all questions were situational" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"CDA Interview practice questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"I thought about different situational questions they may ask." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewed my application and school's website, mentally accounted for probable "explain a time when" questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, not much on SDN. Just be yourself, as you can tell they are testing you more on your interviewing skills then your answers." More from this Member | Report Response

"read questions asked in past years." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practice questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"watched college football, and the lion king (pride)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talked to DDS Students" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Small class size, friendly & helpful faculty, a beautiful new clinic" More from this Member | Report Response

"How clinically oriented the school is. You have a high-speed in your hand after the first week of first year and are seeing patients your second year!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ms. Webb is super personable and both Dr. Bannerman and the regional dentist who interviewed were friendly and encouraging. Willingness of admissions staff and current students to act as sources for prospective students. The small class size is a plus for me, as is the fact that Dalhousie is a board testing site with reciprocity with the States. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Great clinic. Sounds like an excellent program." More from this Member | Report Response

"every third and forth year student has their own chair that only they used. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewers and staff were very friendly. " More from this Member | Report Response

"staff very friendly" More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 1
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 4
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 4
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 1
Out of state 6

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 3
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 1
7+ hours 2

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 2
Automobile 5
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 2
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 1
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 1
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Downtown Halifax Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Downtown Halifax Residence Inn

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.14 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.75 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
10.00 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

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