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  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Minneapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why Minnesota?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Share a time that you had a challenge and how you responded to that challenge." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"When have you shown empathy?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"When have you shown empathy? -- I hate these types of questions. I hate sharing things I have done for others because I did not do those things so I could regurgitate the experience to get into dental school!" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, School Website, Talking to former students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They were very professional in the manner in which the interview and tours were conducted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The pre-clinic labs are old but they are suppose to be remodeled" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They do have combined classes with the med students in the first year" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt that the interview went well. Minnesota does have more prerequisites than any other school I am applying to, which means a few classes next spring which I am not excited about (namely psychology!)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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