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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

10 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)?

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

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

"I see you had some trouble in chemistry as a freshman, have you squared that problem away?" Report Response

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

"What school is your number one choice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Everyone was asked to stand up say your name, school, where you're from, and what you will be famous for in 20 years." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Didn't really have one." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Checked out SDN feedback, read school's CD, and did a mock interview with my advisor" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Just about everything. The faculty and staff were excited about their school and very down to earth. U of M students actually get a lot more clinical experience then what I heard from rumors. The faculty is also very receptive to student feedback. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities are not as nice as other schools, but they are in the process of upgrading them" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview process and tour were going to be so laid back. I got pretty worked up over nothing. The interview is held during lunch. You just sit with a faculty member for five minutes during lunch and just talk. Also, they make you write a short essay when you get there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was very impressed. The other SDN reviews were very negative, but the actual visit to the school gave me a MUCH better picture of what the school is like. The whole day is very laid back. I wouldn't be worried at all if I had to do it again. U of M is definitely my number one choice now." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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