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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 more about this experience (pointed to my app)...." Report Response

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

"What is the most interesting/meaningful experience that you have done in college" Report Response

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

"You work in a dental office, tell me one thing good/bad that you have encountered through your work experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did your mentor (pointed to my app) want you to go to this school (a very well-known dental school at the west coast that my mentor holds a teaching position) ? - I just answered, my mentor did not say anything about where I should go, but he did tell me no matter where I go, just study hard, ask good questions, and have common sense." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed all SDN questions and went over my application many times prior to the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"1. My interviewer prepared a paper of questions based on my previous experiences and asked almost every one of them. They really studied your application and made sure you are a holistic applicant. 2. The amount of patients visiting on the day on my interview. They have a very great patient pool. 3. Friendly students and even more friendly faculties. They were so down to earth and were genuinely interested in you." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How down-to-earth and relaxed the interview would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stony Brook is a GREAT dental school. Their clinical training program is top-notch. It was such an honor to be invited to their interview." 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing the great job!" Report Response

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