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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Why not stay in Cali and go to UCSF, UCLA, or USC?" Report Response

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

"Why I was 3rd author on 2 papers and not 2nd? I thought this question was arrogant." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why not stay in Cali and go to UCSF, UCLA, or USC?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same questions as everywhere else I interviewed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This was my 4th interview so I didnt worry too much about this one." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The name." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That the name isn't everything. The facilities are soo old. The students don't seem "Harvard material" and that the school makes you do a research project and wants everyone to do dental research in the future, but rarely do their students stay in research as a career. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The cold and dreary weather. How expensive it is to live in Boston. The cambridge undergraduate campus is in a better location than the medical/dent school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just another ivy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2004

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