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  • Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

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?

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)?

"What are your extracurricular activities?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What did you do after you graduated from college? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Would you consider dental research as well as practicing? (not exact words, just the gist of it)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about my grade in physics, which is definitely not my forte. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"I had to explain my gpa vs. my dat scores. I did exceptionally well on the dats, but my gpa was below the average for this school." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the feedback on this website, practiced questions and answers with other people, did online research on the school, and reread my application and essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty, administration, and students seemed genuinely happy, and the faculty seemed to have a sincere interest in the performance and welfare of the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school was located in what you'd call a "ghetto." But I guess it's there for a reason." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be sort of tough finding an apartment (since I'm one of the carless people) that was reasonable (rent, safety, proximity to the school)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I would say that compared to the other interviews, it was definitely the most positive experience I've had. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Robert Treat Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2004

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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