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  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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 dentistry was off the table what would you do instead?" Report Response

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

"How are you planning on financing your education?" Report Response

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

"What made you interested in dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you feel like it is easier delivering bad news in a British accent?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if dentistry was off the table?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read all the questions on the SDN and I called Dr. Carleen Eaton and did a mock interview with her. She was really helpful!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All the admissions staff were really friendly and made you feel relaxed. The facilities and technology they had was amazing!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The angry new york-er sitting next to me all day" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They will pull you in the middle of lunch for your interview and it may be a four year student (mine was and she was really great)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"wear a suit. I saw a couple of comments that said don't be so professional but I was wearing a skirt suit and I was glad I did" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SFO

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?

Double Tree

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

jan 24

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?

9 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The book that was sent about a week before the interview was too much information a lot of it I could find on your website." Report Response

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