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  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you plan on doing 10 years from now?" Report Response

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

"Why did you decide on dentistry over medicine?" Report Response

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

"What other schools do you have interviews with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for us?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over AADSAS application, UCONN website, read a book on interviewing skills" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL curriculum, pass/fail system, overlapping courses with medical students the first two years" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Farmington is a small town, smaller than I am used to; however, it is not too far from Boston or New York. Also, the interview seemed to be conducted in a good cop/bad cop manner in which one of the interviewers seemed very friendly while the other one was pretty stoic. I don't know if that was on purpose." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview activities started at 9:00 instead of at 8:00." 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BDL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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