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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3; 2 faculty (open-file) and 1 student (closed file)

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 your research experience(s)." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any shadowing experiences? Tell me about those." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were given 100K and had to spend it in a day and couldn't invest it/spend it responsibly, what would you do with it? (Quote) "It can't be lame :P"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""You have a great research background. Why not continue that route through a PhD/grad school?" and "What do you like about UNC?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN for questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty, staff, and student are ALL very happy to be there and it shows. The building is very nice, technology is very impressive. There's nothing NOT to like about the dental school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm personally not a big fan of the location of Chapel Hill (very dense, crowded campus) but I am a minority in this regard." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are VERY conversational; you're not fed a steady diet of interview questions. It's very natural, and the questions flowed from the conversation in a logical manner." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think the interview is more a personality exam than a gauge of your abilities to interview. They seem to be trying to figure out who you are personally and how you would fit within their upcoming class. Be yourself, because that's (most likely) why you got a interview in the first place." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12 September 2015

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make sure interviewees know that they can e-mail the required safety and misc. forms instead of mailing them in." Report Response

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