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  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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 do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What do your parents do? Any siblings?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you have any question for me?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing. Everyt question was standard." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing. It was a very laid-back interview." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedbacks." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Ultra nice faculty members, and every student seemed very happy.The specialty matching rate is amazingly high, especially many students got in competitive specialties such as OMFS and ortho." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location of the school. Washington Heights is way uptown and away from all the fun in Manhattan." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"D students take classe with med students, but they are graded on different curves. (GOOD NEWS). This school is also relatively inexpensive compared to many other private schools. Also, 97% of specialization rate is amazing (50% specialization and the rest are GPR + AEGD). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved the people there! and I could tell that people there (both students and faculty) love the school. I heard the curriculum is very hard because it's heavily didatic, but all students looked happy." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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