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  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

45 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)?

"What have you learned from playing sports in college?" Report Response

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

"Describe your research in more detail." Report Response

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

"How did you become interested in dentistry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Everyone who applies has done all of the necessary labwork, dental experience, etc to be a good candidate, and that's how they got this far. But what makes you different, what makes you stand out as a candidate?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"all of the students seemed to really love it there, and there is guaranteed housing for students in a dorm across the street" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the pre-clinical facilities--they were the worst i'd seen at any dental school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how poor of a pre-clinic facility they have, that they're building a new research building, and that the students are basically med students for the 1st two years." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my first interviewer was quite harsh and it was impossible for me to tell whether or not she liked me. but my second interviewer was extremely relaxed and friendly. so it really varies." 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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