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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?

5 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?

30 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)?

"How are you different from the other 63 applicants here today?" Report Response

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

"Are you a resident of NC and do you plan to stay here? (I was asked this by each interviewer)" Report Response

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

"How have you prepared yourself for a career in dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As you know, admission to our program is highly competitive. What makes you different from the other 63 candidates here today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your interpersonal skills." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school's website, asked students questions about their experiences" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students, faculty, and staff were VERY friendly and helpful and said many times that they were happy that we were interested in their school...it wasn't at all like they thought we were lucky to be there. Everyone was very encouraging and supportive and personable. The facilities are incredible. Everything was very relaxed. Everone was very inviting to family, friends, and significant others and there were tours that students could go on with these other " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview process could be a little more personal but I think the fact that it is less personal lends itself to less stress on the applicants. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everyone was helpful and friendly and inviting. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was in a group of 64 total applicants and we were broken down into 4 subgroups that toured together and had similar interview schedules. Two faculty/staff interviews 30 min each and one student interview 30 min in length. Excellent interview experience. Very welcoming and happy that you are interested in their school. Students, faculty, and staff are very professional and helpful. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Homewood Suites, Durham

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

10 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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