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  • McGill University Faculty of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Montreal
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your volunteer experience? Tell me about a time when you were stressed out? How did you cope with your stress?" Report Response

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

"What is it about dentistry that you enjoy? What is your experience with Dentsistry?" Report Response

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

"Why chose you out of so many other qualified candidates?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your CV mentions that you volunteered at a correctional institution. Why would you want to help social derilicts and not the elderly?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did you apply to medicine as well? Why would you also be applying to dentistry if you applied to medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went to Canadian Dental Association website, got tips for interviews, spoke to my dentist. Chatted with friends, took a pilates class the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The age of the building. The McGill feel" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the interviewers - a 4th year medical student - had trouble looking me in the eyes. Thought that was little rude/insecure on his part. I thought I was supposed to be nervous. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That things rarely start on time. I did have to wait a bit, and the guy next to me was so arrogant, telling some story of how we went skiing for the weekend with his girlfriend to prepare mentally for the interview. Loser." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Walked in, brought to a large table. From there, brought to another room. Waited for interviewetrs,. They went for a bathroom break. The DMD who was interviewing me looked like he was 16. He wasn,t though. He was really nice. Kind of cute actually." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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