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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Stony Brook
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"As a dentist, you need to put on a "face" depending on who you are talking to (a child, an adult, the elderly, the poor, etc), tell me how you would do that effectively." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let's say you just got into dental school, oral care just became a part of the medicare program, and dentists now make $20,000, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Since the class size is quite small, tell me how you would work as a team player at stony brook." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, prepared common interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was so SO nice there. they just opened the new center for implants and digital technology and its ahhhhmazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the school isnt the prettiest. a lot of grey" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that everyone is so sweet... the students actually help each other and it isn't as cut throat as it is made out to seem." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"go seawolves ;)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep being super friendly... its such a sense of relief!!! Shout out to Ms. Patricia Berry = the sweetest lady you will ever meet!!!" Report Response

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