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  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Minneapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

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 UM?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Who is someone you look up to and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How will your strengths and weakness effect your ability to be a dentist?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had 10 days and unlimited funds to vaction where would you go and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had 10 days and unlimited funds to vaction where would you go and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, mock interview, spoke with D1 students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at UM was extremely nice! From the admissions personnel to the students, everyone had an upbeat attitude. The new sim clinic is outstanding!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a lot of walking on interview day. Wish I'd have worn more comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was well planned by the admissions staff. Although they asked some pretty difficult questions, the overall experience was very laid back. I got the feeling students are genuinely happy here and the profs really want students to succeed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

MSP

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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