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  • Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Ft. Lauderdale
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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Do you want to specialize?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you have any questions for us? (good opportunity to clear up any misconceptions/stereotypes you have towards the school)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me something about yourself? (anything!)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you want to specialize?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a. The interview was just about getting to know me as a person." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, sdn, brochures" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid back atmosphere. The environment was very welcoming to ask questions and to see if the school was really right for you. The faculty seemed very receptive to students and willing to find the best way to teach dentistry effectively. They also cleared up the misconception that there isn't a patient pool...there's actually a waiting list. Beatiful facilities...can't beat sunny Florida weather either!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the med school is a D.O school (random, I know); lack of alumni base" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not to believe everything you read on SDN. I was very impressed with this school! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome interview! The interviewers were very nice and conversational. They really seemed to encourage you to find the school that is right for you...even if it isn't Nova. The day in general was less structured than other interviews I had been on. It kind of threw me off but gave me a much better view of what kind of student the school hopes to attract. very good experience." 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?

2-3 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?

FTL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Westin

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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