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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"How do you relax? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you come to HSDM, how would you contribute to the class?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the most interesting short story you read? (I used to read a lot of short stories when I was in college, that is 7 years ago. When the interviewer asked the question, I could not answer it right away.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, their website, etc..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice curriculum (PBL, classes with medical students, etc);a lot of research opportunities; new building, etc...; friendly students and staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None really. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There were more non-traditional applicants and dental students than I had thought." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were two one-on-one interviews at HSDM, whereas at other schools, there were only one interview. The interviews were very relaxing, but they asked a lot of questions. It was interesting that some questions two interviewers asked were identical. I had to say same things twice. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2004

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