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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What makes you think you'll make it through the rigorous dental school experience?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are your strengths?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What question would you like me to ask you to highlight your best assets?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had a patient who requested all their teeth removed and replaced with dentures, what would you do?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN-answered every possible question that students reported about this school, read over personal statement and the literature about Nova, asked a lot of questions of the tour guide during an Open House visit" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The D1's who gave the tour were very open and honest about their experiences at Nova...and they seemed to LOVE their school and the education that they were receiving." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was kinda rushed...one of the D1's kept pressing us about how he had to get back to class, so we couldn't stop and look around very long at each stop." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You have to fight for chairs during rotations, and you have to recruit your own patients." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was so laid back, do not be nervous! You should still prepare so that you don't look like an idiot, but I ended up laughing and joking during my entire interview. It was more like hanging out with new friends than being before an intimidating panel." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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