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  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Chapel Hill
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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 you want to be a Dentist?" Report Response

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

"What can you contribute to the dental school thats different from other students?" Report Response

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

"Your GPA is low, but your DAT is high, why the difference?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your GPA is fairly low compared to your DAT score, why is this?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What can you contribute to the dental school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I just told myself to "tell the truth about everything" and read over few posts on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was extremley nice, welcoming, they were all great. The facility is top notch. It was just all together a great visit, plus they invite you for dinner the night before to check it out before hand. They do their hardest to make it comfortable and easy for you, unlike many schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didnt like the fact there were not that many restaurants and cafes on campus. I would of liked it more if there were more places on campus for students to spend time, like a starbucks or mcdonalds or club or bar. But there is stuff OUTSIDE of campus grounds which is not that bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didnt realize that UNC was a top 5 dental school. I realized halfway through the process that I was competing against the top students in the nation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Its very good. It was my first interview. I went in BLIND, not knowing anything and I left feeling I left my mark. I got a chance to talk to a million students, professors, and even spent 30 minutes talking to asst. dean, which you cant at most schools. Overall, apply here if you have the grades. You will love it, its a top school and you will love it." 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?

7+ 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?

RDU

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?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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