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Individual Response

  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Open file

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

"Why do we know you are 100% set on dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your study habits." Report Response

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

"What do you want me to tell the admissions committee on your behalf?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your study habits." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your study habits." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Incredibly strong curriculum and very strongly based in the medical sciences." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Deans and admission staff were very cocky." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing - the interview feedback will adequately prepare you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Affinia Manhattan

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

January 2012

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?

8 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?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Need to respond to e-mails better - it was often tough to get in contact with them." Report Response

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