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  • LECOM School of Dental Medicine at Bradenton
  • Dental School
  • Bradenton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What is a book you have read recently that left an impact on you and why?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose dentistry?" Report Response

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

"What is a fear you have about dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let's say you are a practicing dentist and a mother comes in with her daughter and says she doesn't want to use fluoride on her daughter. What would your response be to this? What do you know about the pros and cons of fluoride?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a fear you have about dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I studied notecards, researched information on the school, reviewed the interview feedback and questions on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved how supportive and laid-back the whole staff was. The interview was super casual like a conversation among peers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They emphasized the project based learning a little too much. I wish they would have emphasized they types of experiences their students get in the clinic and early on." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was a soap carving activity." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The soap carving activity for manual dexterity was a lot of fun (20 minutes timed though which was nerve-wracking). The interview itself was very laid-back and enjoyable. They did the interview earlier on so the rest of the day was relaxed. The school is very new so the clinics are gorgeous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Tampa International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Emphasize the experience the students gets more than the project based learning, although that is very important too." Report Response

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