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  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Farmington
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"You took all these biology courses in undergraduate so why apply to a heavy basic science curriculum like UCONN?" Report Response

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

"What community service have you been part of?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were reborn as any animal, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UConn website, SDN, just acted naturally. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"91% average on part 1 and 2 of the boards, high specialty rate, pass/fail, PBL, critical thinking in dentistry course and a medical school curriculum. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kept comparing UCONN to Harvard, the clinics are not as nice as other places but the pre-clinics are being rebuilt for the 2008 entering class." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How long the introductory talk was going to be and how you could wait a hour 1/2 for your interview if you are the last one. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great experience at a beautiful school. UCONN is on top of a big hill so there is a beautiful view of Hartford and all the trees. One of the nicest dental school areas. The interview was very relaxed and low stressed. Just be yourself and show confidence in your answers and you'll be fine. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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