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  • University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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, when you can just continue with your research or when you can go to medical school?" Report Response

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

"Why Maryland?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you take Kaplan course? When did you take it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Really thought about what kind of person I am, what I want to do with my life, what motivations or goals I have for dentistry, what kind of dentist I want to be, etc... " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their community outreach program: They put a big emphasis on their involvement or service to the community. Thier clinical training program is nice. It is called "Comprehensive care". It allows students to expose to a total management of pateints' care, as opposed to a system of block clinics in other schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The new building will be completed in late 2005, not in early 2005. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They get the second largest reseach funding from NIH." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview started with a question, "Tell me about yourself," and as I told them about myself, they asked me A LOT OF questions that were related with what I said. They really wanted to learn about me, and my motivation for dentistry (not in a superficial level at all). I liked it and appreciated it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2004

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