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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why not medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you plan on going back to your home town to practice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So, did you just do a lot of partying your freshman year?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The questions were not difficult. It was just like having a conversation about yourself and the school. (You need to make sure you say as much about yourself as possible, but without being arrogant)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Feedback on this site, read through every link on the Meharry website, and talked to current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The freshman and sophomore labs were up-to-date, nice, and roomy. The faculty was very informative and welcoming. Everyone was just very laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The clinics seemed a little small and there were hardly any patients, but it might have just been the time of day. You do have to go out and recruit your own patients at this school. So, the whole clinical experience you need in dentistry might be harder to obtain here. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just that we interviewed before the tour of the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview was actually fun. It is more like having a conversation. You just have to be confident in yourself and be honest. My second interviewer was kind of aloof. It was more difficult because he didn't initiate the conversation. I had to find a way to get it going." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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