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  • McGill University Faculty of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Montreal
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Tell me about yourself (the staple interview question)." Report Response

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

"Why dentistry and why now (graduated in 07)?" Report Response

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

""Your dentist mentioned in your essay has the same name as you? I thought this was a mistake (laughing). How has he inspired you?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you a Leafs or Canadians fan? (after we talking a little about the NHL All-Stars game that took place the night before). " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not medicine or research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over possible questions from the net, used SDN and Premed101 and had a couple of mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The other interviewees. They were all very friendly and good looking (lol). Dentistry and Medicine students spend years 1 and 2 together (I think it's important for dentists to also understand the body as a whole). We talked a lot about my research during my interview and they seemed really interested." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Toronto is cold but Montreal is colder." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was under the impression it was going to be a 3-on-1 interview. It didn't really matter though. Can't think of anything else I didn't know ahead of time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Quick and painless interview with surprisingly no situational/behavioral questions. I received an offer of admission by phone about 1 month later!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Bed & Breakfast Apartment Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/26/2009

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?

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?

9 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?

8 out of 10

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