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  • Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

10 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 dentistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

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

"What do you think you can offer our school? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How can I convince the rest of the committee to recommend you for acceptance?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"About my transcript at a particular area. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my scripts, mock" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New clinics." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer made me uneasy although I was initially relaxed. He wasn't enthusiastic about interviewing me. The interview was very short and I had little time to sell myself. A highly political school with state concerns of funding. The student body was a composition of a certain background that did not seem inclined to cultural diversity although the school initially gave me that impression." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Intro, interview, tour, lunch, gone. At lunch got to meet with some dental students that seemed a bit introverted and inconsiderate to say the least. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

01/07/2006

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

6 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?

10 out of 10

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