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  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Boston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Why dentistry and not any other occupation in the health industry?" Report Response

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

"Who is your role model?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Say a train was speeding towards a fork in the track. One side of the fork was an alternate route and has not been functional in 10yrs. A boy is playing on that side. The other side of the fork is functional and has fifteen people on the track. You only have time to let one group know that a train is coming. Who would you try to save?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult, except for the random question above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, spoke to faculty and deans of school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are nice (although a bit small), faculty and admissions staff seemed to know the students well, interview was very very casual and laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although my interview was very relaxed, the interviewer kept badgering me about my answer to the train question, as if there were a right or wrong answer. Rather strange..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2004

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