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  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"what have you been doing for the last year?" Report Response

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

"is there anything else you want to tell me? i was asked this question 2-3 times." Report Response

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

"do you have any questions abnout the school? i was asked this question 2 times." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"he asked why dentistry, and followed that by saying that my answer could have been for anything.and he asked me what specifically interested me in the field and at what moment did i know this was the right field for me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what happened to your grades in 2 certain classes?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"i read every nyu interview response, printed out the questions, and practiced answering them to other people." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"location is in manhatten, the facilites were fantastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the day was cut short due to some electrical problems in the building. practice alarm locks some of the rooms we were supposed to see." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"you start the interview in morning 8am eastern time(5am pacific for me). about 16 people are there for an interview, we all take a seat in an office atmosphere(admissions office) and are told to fill out a supplemental application while we wait for our turn for an interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my interview was brutal. it lasted about an hour and 15 minutes. i told my interviewer i was considering a part-time job while in school. he said that would be difficult if not impossible, and he proceeded to discourage me from becoming a dentist. at that point i realized i screwed up and just tried to be honest, to convince him why i want to be a dentist and tried be myself and it payed off. i gave myself about a 1% chance of getting in, and i received a letter of acceptance a week later through express mail.the questions are straight forward, however, you can't be vague with your answers with the interwer i had. most likely you'll get someone who'll be easier." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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