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  • Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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 should we pick you?" Report Response

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

"how do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"how does being a minority affect you? (do you feel any phychological effect or feel any discrimination?)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you handle being in a class that is predominatley African American?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your "F" in organic chemistry." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback questions not only from school applied to but from many other schools, rest, 'be yourself', talk with other interview-ies before interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"people at school and in Nashville are very friendly, southern-comfort vibe, everyone seems to be on the same level, no sense of hierarchy. Informal, but professional." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"age of school, desparate need of repairs and upgrades" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is a HBCU (Historically Black College University), 80% of class is African American" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a neutral experience. I knew that if I was excepted here, this is where I was meant to go. Meharry has an alliance with Vanderbilt U. so we can use their facilities (library, gym, etc.) Dental class is very friendly, staff and teachers are great, improvements are being made." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Millenium-Maxwell House

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/28/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 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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