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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?

1 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?

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)?

"give me one thing you like about dentistry" Report Response

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

"how do you handle stress" Report Response

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

"that was it. very conversational. no biggie" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"info: your in a group in anatomy lab. At the end of the lab the instructor comes by and picks one group member to answer one question. If he gets it right you all get it right, if he gets it wrong you all get it wrong. A member of your group gets it wrong two weeks in a row which means that you get a zero for two days in a row. What do you do. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on tufts" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the building is awesome! The sim lab is great and so are the clinics. It's the best set up i've seen and i've been to five schools. The building is right downtown and is very beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the cost and the elevators....always busy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is awesome. It has a major clinical empahsis and I love that. they have a great clinic and really turn you into a competant clnician when you graduate. The faculty members are great and the school has a good curr. The students there who just took the NB part one averaged 89.1 which places them sixth in the nation...so the curriculum works well. The students love the school and the city. Boston is awesome and would be so much fun to live in. This was also the most professional interview set-up I've seen. Mark gives the best presentation of a school i've ever seen. They said that they interview 25% of the applicants and then they accept 75% of the interviewees." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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