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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"about my grades" Report Response

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

"about my dental experience" Report Response

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

"about my research and whether the year that I took off to do research was intentional. When did i decide on taking a year off and why." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How was the dentistry in Russia?(i am originally from there)... after my answer, "So, if you were given unlimited amount of resources, what would you put these funds into the most?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describing my past research..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, student, tried to prepare answers to possible questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"More time for research in the summer than in other schools i visited - the break is not 4 weeks long!; cheap; the curriculum(themes) is very appealing to my way of learning, and the environment very apt to my way of studying as well; Problem-based learning courses; friendliness and sincerity of people, small class(plus for me) and yet located in a big building that makes it open and free-like. nice clinics" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hard to think of one..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that my interview would be more formal and serious than other interviews i went to. I already got used to laid back environments..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was by far the most informative day of any other interviews i went on to. I have found the information very useful, not necessarily in regards to UConn itself. Dr. Thibodeau was very sincere and understanding, motivating. Students were nice, and i did not find the rumor of UConn bragging about their board results - rather I saw it in other schools too, and to me it was just a fact that was not stressed as others have felt. Overall, I left satisfied with everything i learned." Report Response

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