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  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Boston
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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 dentistry" Report Response

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

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain your QR score from the DAT" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, talked to current students, read the website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The relaxed atmosphere (the students) the facilities (med) the on campus housing. The finacial aid talk was VERY informative. Harvard is not a strictly research school, you will get a well rounded education with an emphasis on medicine. In addition 90+ percent of the class get into the specialty program of their choice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, except for the weather in Boston." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was very positive. The interviewers will be very aware of your file so read your essays and application before you go in. The interview is low stress so relax and let your personality shine through" 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

bos

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2005

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

8 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?

7 out of 10

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