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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? what was your biggest failure?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergrad school?" Report Response

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

"asked about the W's on my transcript" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how would you rate the difficulty of your undergrad school? how would you rate how hard you worked?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"where do you see yourself 10 years from now? (celebrating the 10-year anniversary of you asking me this question)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, HSDM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything. beautiful campus, beautiful city. it was my first time there. the students were also really laid back and gave a great tour that touched everything." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there was no financial aid talk because the person in charge of it was sick that day. so we just got a packet showing us how much $$ dentists make and were on our own for an hour. seemed rather unprofessional." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I went in with no expectations and was pleasantly surprised by the city, campus, students, and faculty. Really a top notch school that gives you a lot of options. I would never go to a school just for the name brand, but I think HSDM earns it from what I saw." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Boston

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

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