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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?

1 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 was the most interesting question?

"Why make the switch from business to dentistry? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"same." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Toured the school, talked with an alum, thought seriously about what I need a school to offer in order for me to be successful there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff sincere interest in me as a dental applicant, not simply me as a UMDNJ dental applicant." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"3rd year students who accompanied us at lunch came solely for the free meal, not to be of any constructive service. The only exception was a guy named Tal. He took the opportunity seriously and fielded our questions. The others were distraction and embarrassed themselves." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How warm and inviting the school atmosphere would be. And, I prepared for every interview question under the sun only to face none of them. It was very informal and, consequently, honest." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Light breakfast, interview, financial aid, lunch, tour, adios. Out by 2:00pm." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/28/2005

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