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  • Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Do you have any questions for me? (Make sure that you ask questions! Remember, this is supposed to be like a conversation, so I cannot stress this enough!)" Report Response

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

"What is your GPA and DAT scores? (I was hesitant to tell my interviewer this, because I am low in both these areas, but my interviewer told me that people should stop selling themselves short. So, be confident and you will be okay)." Report Response

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

"What do you like about Meharry? (Before the interviews, we were able to take a tour of the facilities.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about youself. The first interviewer just asked me to talk about how I became interested in dentistry, and how my interest applies to their motto, which is to "serve the underserved."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Meharry,in comparison to the previous school I had interviewed with? How did Meharry differ/compare from my undergraduate institution?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked over possible questions that could be asked on the internet, and I checked out this website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The family atmosphere. When I was given a tour of the school,I was ableto see how well the students interacted with each other as a "true" family would. The professors seem to take a keen interest in the well being and success of their students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding area outside of the campus. However, the campus is secured well, and the crime rate is low, which is good. I did not feel endangereed at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wished that I had eaten breakfast! I was too nervous to eat, but the interview was very relaxed and cofortable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, my interview experience was positive. After the interview, I knew that I had impressed my interviewers. I am not a perfect student academically, but I feel that my sincerity and ambition to become a dentist shined in my interview. After visiting Meharry, this is where I KNEW I wanted to come. By the way, I received my acceptance letter less than 2 weeks later!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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