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  • University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Ann Arbor
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

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)?

"Where would you like to practice dentistry? (state school, better say that state!)" Report Response

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

"You mentioned perhaps teaching. Why would you want to do that?" Report Response

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

"Have you done anything that makes you standout than say any other asian student? (he didn't read my file clearly i suppose.......sigh)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"n/a" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your research. I know the faculty member you are talking about very well, actually did research with her. Do you think she's is someone who would give you a good evaluation? (I didn't see eye to eye with this professor)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had a few interviews under my belt and was confident. I read up on the school, talked to a few students who had gone there and also asked some faculty from my school about the dental program." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were nice. They seemed really down to earth. A lot of the people i met there were pretty cool, unfortunately my interviewer wasn't one of them! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"my interviewer. also the fact that the interviews are conducted in the middle of lunch and for only 15 min! Even if you can talk, it makes it tough. Esp when the other person really doesnt make an effort...arrogant man!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Ann Arbor wasn't a pretty as i had expected. Among all things, it wasnt as cold as i expected. The building is pretty bleak though. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"When you see people drinking at 10 am, you'll understand why i didn't go to Michigan!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/2003

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