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University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Year founded: 1968
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University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (UConn)
Dental School
Farmington
  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 3 82 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS - 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $20,572
  • Non - Resident Tuition $47,387
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG DAT 21.0
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions Office
  • 235 Farmington Avenue
  • Farmington 06030
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The School of Dental Medicine, supports the missions of its academic health center and its University through programs in education, patient care, and research which benefit both public and professional constituencies at local, regional, national, and international levels. As Connecticut`s only public school of dentistry, the School of Dental Medicine commits to provide predoctoral educational opportunities for qualified Connecticut residents who desire to become broadly competent general practitioners of dental medicine, capable of providing for most of the oral health care needs of the State`s citizens. It actively assists its students in achieving their career goals by creating a collegial environment in which academic excellence and the pursuit of scholarship enhance the quality of instruction, advance the understanding of human biology and pathology, and raise the standard of oral health. To the extent its resources permit, the School of Dental Medicine joins other State institutions to provide educational opportunities for dental auxiliaries.

Curriculum

The School of Dental Medicine curriculum is designed to provide students with a comprehensive educational experience that allows them to master the knowledge and requisite skills associated with the practice of general dentistry.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 56
Negatively 12
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.52 81

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.57 54

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office made this process as easy as possible." -Posted 09/25/2016 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." -Posted 11/07/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Include bus directions or a link to bus directions in the interview email. The 66 or the 66T bus goes from downtown Hartford to the front door of the Health Center and Dental School. Schedules on CTTransit website." -Posted 09/24/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None, great job!" -Posted 09/22/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The Admissions office was so nice and helpful! The brochures did not help too much, but that's okay" -Posted 10/06/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep up the good work" -Posted 10/04/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How does pipetting help with your dexterity?" -Posted 09/17/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for the DAT" -Posted 09/16/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about this organization you were part of." -Posted 09/16/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your research and what you did" -Posted 05/07/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you prepare for that DAT?" -Posted 11/07/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You could probably go into anything--why choose dentistry?" -Posted 10/19/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What I've been doing since graduating." -Posted 09/24/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a dentist? Why UConn?" -Posted 01/05/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you get this grade?" -Posted 09/22/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite dental procedure? What was your favorite volunteer experience?" -Posted 11/09/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you plan on doing 10 years from now?" -Posted 11/27/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I see you're a history major, but going into dentistry. Why?" -Posted 10/06/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What animal would you be in your next life?" -Posted 09/19/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your shadowing experience." -Posted 11/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Uconn?" -Posted 10/04/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think dental school and medical school are separate?" -Posted 09/19/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you learn about the information section today given by the associate dean? Why UConn? What part of the program attracts you the most?" -Posted 03/29/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think the committee offered you a second interview? Since your first interview, what did you do to strengthen that area?" -Posted 01/14/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You dont want to know." -Posted 12/30/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your philosophy on learning?" -Posted 12/10/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"where will you be in 10 years" -Posted 11/20/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry?" -Posted 11/07/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were going to be an animal, which animal would you be?" -Posted 10/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain how you decided on dentistry? " -Posted 01/02/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research. " -Posted 12/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you get a rec letter from this professor?" -Posted 12/04/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you be a good match for UConn" -Posted 11/07/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What brings you to UConn?" -Posted 10/18/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? Where do you see dentistry going in the future? Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years? What schools did you apply to? Where else have you interviewed? Why should we choose you to come here? How do you fit in with this program?" -Posted 12/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"why do you want to be a dentist?" -Posted 10/31/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Basic review of AADSAS application, extracurricular activities, research, shadowing." -Posted 10/15/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Is dentistry a right or a priveledge?" -Posted 10/11/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years?" -Posted 10/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What other schools are you considering?" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How does UCONN compare with other schools you've visited?" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not medicine? Why not any other health field? (The only way to stop this is to either answer that dentistry is a medical speciality or to state a much lower health field--ex/"What should I be, an X-ray tech?"" -Posted 02/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see yourself in 5-10 years " -Posted 12/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"have you enjoyed your time here today?" -Posted 12/10/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you see while observing?" -Posted 12/09/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you take so long to decide to go to dental school? (I graduated college and went to gradschool first, but did not like it, so I left. I didn't think taking 2 years was all that long to decide to dedicate 4 years and hundreds of thousands of dollars to a career)." -Posted 11/16/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for the DATS? Were you satisfied with your performance?" -Posted 11/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever been to Connecticut before?" -Posted 11/12/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I read this in your essay, can you elaborate? What have you been doing since graduation from college? Can you explain your research? " -Posted 11/08/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you feel comfortable here at Uconn?" -Posted 10/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"TEll me about your major." -Posted 02/28/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you study for the DATs?" -Posted 01/20/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a dentist? What other schools did you apply? Which invited you for an interview?" -Posted 01/17/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you like the snow" -Posted 12/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What other dental schools are you going to apply to and why?" -Posted 12/06/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"have you applied to stony brook?" -Posted 12/02/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"about my grades" -Posted 11/20/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions related to my previous research / job. " -Posted 11/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" -Posted 11/02/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Let's talk about some of these grades, what happened?" -Posted 10/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you prepare for the DATs?" -Posted 10/15/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what kind of research have you done? what did you actually do?" -Posted 10/03/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the Area (Farmington)? What do you think of the school?" -Posted 09/25/2016 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the first procedure you want to complete as a dentist?" -Posted 09/17/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How many languages are you fluent in?" -Posted 09/16/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think you could handle the curriculum at UConn?" -Posted 05/07/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" -Posted 11/07/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why was QR your lowest DAT score by far?" -Posted 10/19/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Languages I speak." -Posted 09/24/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me what you know about stem cells. (the conversation developed towards this)" -Posted 01/05/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you close with your family?" -Posted 09/22/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite drink to make? (I used to bartend)" -Posted 11/09/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked me about my disability and my family's disabilities " -Posted 10/06/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you like us to tell the admissions committee on your behalf?" -Posted 09/19/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about yourself 10 yrs from now." -Posted 11/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you rank our program versus other top choice programs?" -Posted 11/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"who was the greatest uconn hoops player of all-time?" -Posted 10/15/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If a person came to you for cosmetic care because they claimed their appearance made them unemployable, is it your responsibility to treat them even if they can't afford it?" -Posted 09/19/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What type of animals would you want to be besides human? Why?" -Posted 03/29/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I thought one of my interviewers was really out of line, and I am still debating whether or not to report that person to UCONN administration. This person asked me two questions which seemed to be designed for me to just flip my lid and were beyond appropriate questions one should be asked at an interview, and had nothing to do with my application. If anyone from UCONN dental school is reading this review, I want you to know that students who spend years studying deserve to be respected. You should also hope that I choose not to do anything about your illegal questions. " -Posted 12/30/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked in depth questions about my research " -Posted 12/10/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Were you doing dental work without supervision?" -Posted 11/11/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing too crazy." -Posted 11/07/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were reborn as any animal, what would it be?" -Posted 11/05/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were to have another life, and you were going to be an animal, which animal would you be?" -Posted 10/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Given your background, would you be interested in pursuing a career in the academic side of dentistry? " -Posted 01/02/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think dental schools and medical schools are separate?" -Posted 12/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you plannin to go into private practice and how would it be?" -Posted 12/04/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"if you had to tell us one thing to represent you... tell us." -Posted 12/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why don't you want to be a pharmacist?" -Posted 11/07/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about the applications of dental research" -Posted 10/18/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry? Where do you see dentistry going in the future? Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years? What schools did you apply to? Where else have you interviewed? Why should we choose you to come here? How do you fit in with this program?" -Posted 12/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked about my interests to become a dentists, because i mentioned that I was initially pre-med." -Posted 10/31/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of teaching experience do you have?" -Posted 10/23/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you can apply your interests in [theatre and dance] to your dental office?" -Posted 10/15/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the comic you write for your school's newspaper. (I guess they want to see how each student is different! I didn't even think they'd see that detail in my app ;) )" -Posted 10/11/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers spoke to me in Spanish at the end after I expressed that I enjoyed the language! " -Posted 10/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most interesting thing you saw while shadowing?" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"tell us about your internship" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about the financial handlings at the general practice that I work in--which is irrelevant to this interview." -Posted 02/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Is dentistry a medical specialty?" -Posted 12/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"none" -Posted 12/10/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Is dentistry a right or a priveledge?" -Posted 12/09/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Unfortunately, I wouldn't qualify any of the questions interesting, as the majority were qualifications about my trascript (what courses taken when)." -Posted 11/16/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What challenges do you see in the future for dentistry?" -Posted 11/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I dental medicine a right or a privaledge? Followed with examples of a couple senarios." -Posted 11/08/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could fix the health care system, (and you had an unlimited amount of money) what would you do?" -Posted 11/06/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If I give you a blank check how would you fix the health care system?" -Posted 02/28/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"do you think dentistry should be a specialty of medicine?" -Posted 01/18/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you like Connecticut?" -Posted 01/17/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Since you had interviews in California schools, would you really attend UConn if accepted? " -Posted 12/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the other schools you have interviews at and when are they?" -Posted 12/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever visited New England before?" -Posted 12/06/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"So what do you think about Lenin now?" -Posted 12/05/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about the pass fail system?" -Posted 12/03/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How was the dentistry in Russia?(i am originally from there)... after my answer, "So, if you were given unlimited amount of resources, what would you put these funds into the most?" -Posted 11/20/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of UConn as compared to the school where you previously interviewed?" -Posted 11/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you could tie your major (non-science) with dentistry?" -Posted 11/02/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked about a paragraph in my personal statement." -Posted 10/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Given a blank check to fix anything in health care, what would it be and why?" -Posted 10/15/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"based on your work experience, how is dentistry different from retail?" -Posted 10/03/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How safe are amalgam restorations?" -Posted 06/19/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

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