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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Do you think you can handle the workload of dental school?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax?" Report Response

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

"Since you are from the south, do you think you have what it takes to live in Boston?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What dental procedure do you like the most and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none per say... i also got asked your typical why do you want to be a dentist, why dental or medicine, why tufts" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read the material they send you, look up top 10 dental school interview questions, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the new 5 story expansion (SO gorgeous), the students, the staff, the city" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"didnt realize boston got so dark so quickly" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how easy the interview was going to be (everyone told me this but it really is true)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my interview went really well. the students in my interview group for the most part said that they did well too. basically once you get an interview, they pretty much like what they see on the application. They just want a face and personality to an application so be yourself and dont be nervous! The staff were very helpful as well. It really is an amazing 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Logan International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Milner

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

7 out of 10

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