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  • University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Baltimore
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Explain how you have developed manual dexterity." Report Response

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

"What did you do to prepare for this interview?" Report Response

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

"How did you prepare for the DAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think you fit into Maryland?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What ethical decisions have you seen while you have shadowed a dentist?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced questions with my brother. SDN (Student doctor network)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were new. The Dean is supposed to be really great. They have a cool program called clerkships during D4 where you are doing specialty type work. It is nice for those who want to specialize. About a third of Maryland's graduates go on to specialize!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing about the school impressed me negatively. However, I can see it being a change for people who are used to open space. The University is right in the middle of the city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have got to know the other people who were interviewing better." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Maryland is a great school. It exceeded my high expectations of the school. Best of luck to everyone else:)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Soutwest

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2010

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?

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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