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  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"How did you study for the DAT?" Report Response

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

"What activities do you participate in that require dexterity?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the Area (Farmington)? What do you think of the school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one thing you dislike about dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, looked up common questions, and practiced in the mirror. I know this sounds corny, but if you practice making a pre-prepared response look natural it removes a lot of stress during the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school, the students, and the curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"A high percentage of people interviewed end up getting offers. This is not to say that you are a lock when you get your interview notice, but it should give you some confidence" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

September 26th 2016

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office made this process as easy as possible." Report Response

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