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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 dentistry and not medicine?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you are not accepted?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really. Just be prepared to have a conversation. After an initial question the interview will deviate dramatically." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you be able to handle the courseload?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Tufts sends a giant book of information about the school. Skim through it so you are prepared and know something about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are amazing and faculty are truly caring." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"For a school that claims to be fairly medically-based their curriculum only partially reflects this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a good school, especially in regards to clinical experience, but needs stronger didactics to truly be an elite school." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Doubletree Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

February 2012

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make sure there is always someone available to answer the phones." Report Response

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