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  • University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

15 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)?

"When did you fly in to Michigan? (The first questions were casual)" Report Response

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

"How does the UC system's application process work?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go to U of M?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does the UC system's application process work?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(essay question) Is amalgam safe to use in dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"U of M's website, the CD U of M sent, and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and staff were very friendly, how many students liked Ann Arbor, pre-docs can get grant money for research, interdisciplinary curriculum, brand new pre-clinical lab with whip-mixes for impressions, and the many resources (the dental library subscribes to every dental journal in the US and many international ones too)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's university policy that if you apply as a non-resident, you remain a non-resident for the 4 years in dental school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There are some scary interview reviews for this school. However, most applicants (including myself) and past students had non-stressful experiences, so don't be too nervous. The 1 hour allotted for lunch, the interviewer has to interview 3-4 applicants. There is a short essay, but that's the most stressful part of the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you want to do research, this is a great school. My interviewer and the admissions staff were very warm and helpful. The interview was nothing to worry about" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/2004

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