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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you wanted something badly but didn't get it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a time when you wanted something badly but didn't get it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a time when you wanted something badly but didn't get it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN and the monster packet they sent." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Awesome location. Aggressive growth plans. They tried to get students where we were from to come by during the day. The thorough question and answer session." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was done by a student in a random corner of the school while standing up - we pay a lot to go to these interviews... couldn't they have found a room with some chairs? The Q and A was really, really, long. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They would be so rigid on not accepting AP credit (even if it is on your transcript)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A really good school now if your willing to pony up the dough. After the construction is finished, it will probably be a great school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None - very good and responsive." Report Response

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