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  • University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Baltimore
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Normal stuff - why UMD? why dentistry? personal strengths and weaknesses? how did you study for the DAT?" Report Response

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

"What do you see happening with dentistry in the next 20 years or so?" Report Response

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

"Questions about my undergrad b/c they hadn't had an applicant from my school in a really long time." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you do to prepare for this interview?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you had a patient who was really unhappy and even upset with work you had done?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read info on the website, talked to dentists in the area, looked over my app, SDN... the usual." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OH MY GOD the new building is absolutely gorgeous and honestly nothing will compare to it in the country. I also loved all the faculty/ admissions staff and 4th year students I met!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a crummy day (seriously, I was completely floored by the school)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back and friendly everyone was. Nothing to worry about. Also, if you are out of state, I wish you woudln't apply (just kidding) b/c you have a pretty good shot of getting in with their current admissions percentages." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great day and time and effort well spent. I want to attend this school hands down! My interview was thorough and informative. The tour took my breath away. And the people were chill and really interested in getting to know you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

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?

10/25/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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