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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?

3 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself? Strength/weakness? What do I do to relax? How will I manage my time in dental school? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why dentistry? Why Tufts/Boston?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Experiences working with the sick/ill" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Experiences working with the sick/ill" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Maybe "How do i deal with stress" but None really - the whole interview was very conversational" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice questions, read Tufts website and handbook" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The handbook is the BIBLE of information! Dean Gonthier was amazing and very genuine. The staff and students were very friendly. The facilities are BEAUTIFUL - vertical expansion - really awesome planning" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"pulled me out for interview during lunch? was a bit unexpected" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"pulled out for interview during lunch" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Tufts is such a great school. The school really cares about answering any questions and providing all the information for students. It is now my top choice!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Logan International

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2009

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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