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Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1905
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 104
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Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry (BCD)
Dental School
Dallas
  • SDN RANKING 4
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 4 76 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $15,300
  • Non - Resident Tuition $26,100
  • Application Fee N/A
  • AVG DAT 21.0
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Recruitment and Admissions
  • 3302 Gaston Ave
  • Dallas 75246
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

Baylor College of Dentistry (BCD) is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service. Almost two-thirds of all the dentists in the Dallas/Fort Worth area received their education at BCD, and more than one-third of all dentists in Texas are graduates of the college.

Curriculum

The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery is designed to develop broadly competent practitioners and encourages both clinical and basic science research in order to instill an appreciation of biomedical research and a spirit of inquiry in each student. The College recognizes the need to support excellence in its educational programs by acquiring and maintaining highly qualified faculty and students, excellent physical facilities and a competency-based curriculum that is contemporary, comprehensive and efficient.

Facilities

BCD is centrally located in Dallas, one mile east of the downtown business district, adjacent to Baylor University Medical Center. Faculty also direct dental clinics at two local children`s hospitals and provide oral health care services to the Parkland Health & Hospital System, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center, and Denton State School.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 69
Negatively 2
No change 3

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.56 75

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.32 57

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Use a conference room with tables. They gave us the presentation sitting down in a small room and the position was a bit awkward." More from this Member | Report Response

"Give people something to drink." More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"Presentations look much better with visuals (powerpoint). I would have preferred a table to write on instead of my lap." More from this Member | Report Response

"The holding tank didn't have very good air flow. The little booklet of DFW attractions was a bit unnecessary -- I could learn the same or more just googling. Also, most people didn't have anywhere to put it, since the admissions office did not provide a folder of some sort. I fail to understand why we were not put in a conference room, as we were at the other two Texas schools. No power points, no table/surface to write notes on during the speeches from Dr. Miller and the financial aid lady." More from this Member | Report Response

"I have no suggestions for the admissions office. They are doing a great job. The admissions committee is really what sold me to this school. They are extremely friendly and responsive. I emailed Dr. Miller one time in the evening and she responded quickly the next day. Dr. Pierpont took a couple of days and Dr. Segura did not even respond." More from this Member | Report Response

"None; very nice people and quick and helpful responses." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How do you cope with stress" More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done to prep for the fine motor movements of dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Wy are you interested in seeking a career in dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your DAT score" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why should we choose you over any other student here today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? Prepare to explain it 3 times." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What has your community service taught you about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you choose the OOS schools you applied to (she had a list of the schools I applied to from the tmdsas app)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself, other than what's in your personal statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you shadow any dentists in Austin?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you feel in a job where 95% of the people are afraid of you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? Motivation for dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself and any obstacles you've overcame." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about your GPA and DAT scores?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you looking for in a dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you looked into taking Anatomy and Physiology to prepare you for D1? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for your DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Baylor? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dentistry? What are your strengths/weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your organization" More from this Member | Report Response

"I noticed you worked a lot during school. Tell me about that." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one strength and one weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? " More from this Member | Report Response

"why dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss the path that you have taken to get you to where you are now (the interviewer followed along in my chronology of activities from my application so know what you put in that)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was it like competing in Track & Field while going to college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are 5 qualities you look for in a friend?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a strength/weakness? Why dentistry? How did you arrive at dentistry? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for the DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What community service have you done lately? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What qualities must a dentist have" More from this Member | Report Response

"What activities have you been involved in that have improved your manual dexterity skills?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dental school is hard, can you handle it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about hurricane Katrina (im a displaced student)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a dentist? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How was life growing up? (I spent 2 years on a refugee camp)" More from this Member | Report Response

"You realize you'll possibly be spending hours working in the limmited space of someone's mouth. How do you feel about that?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What type of books do you like to read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"when and why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose to attend your undergrad college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could tell the admissions committee three things about yourself, what would they be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why dentistry? why not medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What sorts of dental procedures have you seen?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your weakest quality?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what are the last three books you have read this year." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your family" More from this Member | Report Response

"Favorite volunteer experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Favorite Book" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you want to work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me something funny about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How are you preparing for the dental school curriculum." More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked about my experiences living abroad." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked why i choose the oos schools I applied to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What obligation do you feel alumni have towards their school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. We had interesting conversations though :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you feel in a job where 95% of the people are afraid of you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something your grandparents have told you as a child that has stuck with you since (I mentioned to the interviewer that I'm very close with family & grandparents)." More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is it like being an only child?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What lessons have you learned from life, love, and travel?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for your DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one thing that you learned from your volunteer experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response

"none." More from this Member | Report Response

"All I remember is "why do you want to become a dentist" although I only have 3.3 and 3.08 SGPA they didn't ask me anything about my grades" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked to elaborate on a Leadership training camp that I had attended. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you know you have the manual dexterity needed to perform well in the profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you apply to a Texas school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the issues in dentistry today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Elaborate on one of your volunteer activities and tell me what yo learned from it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest weakness and how will that have on impact on dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was it like getting made fun of while you were growing up?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 5 qualities that you look for in a friend?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Define what sucess would mean as a practicing dentist. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I wasn't really asked a lot of questions. Tell me about yourself, extracurriculars, commnity service." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would alleviate patient anxiety about a procedure?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you taking classes to prepare for dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you become interested in dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was very general in my essay-so the interviewer asked me to elaborate. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Two thing that you like about yourself and one that you would like to change?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the happiest and most traumatic/sad thing that has happened in your life and how has that made you who you are today ---- why were those events so instrumental if you had to pick three other possible careers what would they be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of free dental care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What skills have your jobs prepared you with that would make you an asset to the dental profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you cope with stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could read your evaluation letters, what would you hope they would say?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the top three careers of choice you'd be happy doing?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you want to be a dentist. I see you are (insert major here) working at (blank) place. What made you decide to switch field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you measure success?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if you were accepted to baylor, would you choose baylor over the other 2 schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"About my heritage" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you have to work during college, or did you chose to work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were to choose 3 careers what would they be? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Your gpa is good, your DAT is good but not at the 20s we have this year, why should we invitve you to Baylor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could tell the admissions committee three things about yourself, what would they be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What were three other professions you are interested in besides dentistry, and why did you choose dentistry over them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the most disappointing thing you have experienced in your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do to prepare for the DAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You wanted to be an architect?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Was your LDS mission successful?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your brothers and sisters do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself starting from your childhood through high school and college." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me something about yourself that wouldn't be found in your file." More from this Member | Report Response

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