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  • University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 do you want to be a dentist" Report Response

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

"who do you consider to be your role model" Report Response

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

"why maryland? what other school did you apply? do you want to specialize? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All standard questions, nothing too interesting: What is it in dentistry that interests you the least." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really: What did you do beside community services that would prepare you for a career in dentistry" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"other interview feedbacks" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facility- a very comfortable and low-stress environment. Building designed by the same guy that designed Bill Gate's house! Faculty members seemed to be enthusiastic about teaching. Student guides are friendly and helpful (as well as other people seen in the building- everyone was friendly or at least neutral)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Few blocks around the medical complex are a little run-down but it's not too bad overall. Traffic gets pretty crazy sometimes and makes me a little uncomfortable (I'm a suburban person- lived in small towns/cities where pedestrians actually HAVE the right of way). Lack of coffee shops or bakery along the stress =-( " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To arrive earlier to take more pictures of the school's interior!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview and I'd say it went relatively well. The sitting position was a little awkard since they put me in between the two interviewers in a row where I can really only face one person at a time, but otherwise, it was a good interview." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BWI

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?

10/10/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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