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University of Michigan School of Dentistry
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1875
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 108
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University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Dental School
Ann Arbor
  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 4 99 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $35,289
  • Non - Resident Tuition $54,934
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG DAT 20.1
  • AVG GPA 3.5

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Admissions
  • Rm G226
  • 1011 N. University
  • Ann Arbor 48109
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is one of the nation`s leading dental schools engaged in oral health care education, research, patient care, and community service. General dental care clinics and specialty clinics providing advanced treatment enable the School to offer dental services and programs to patients throughout Michigan. Classroom and clinic instruction train future dentists, dental specialists, and dental hygienists for practice in private offices, hospitals, academia, and public agencies. Research seeks to discover and apply new knowledge that can help patients worldwide.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 68
Negatively 17
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.31 98

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.78 58

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"More exposure to clinical" More from this Member | Report Response

"take onions off the sandwiches so we don't have bad breath during interviews :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Awesome - No complaints whatsoever." More from this Member | Report Response

"none. Patti is awesome!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, You are all great and proud to go BLUE! Very prestigious and academically focused school on both aspects of research and clinical skills. I Love IT!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very friendly people. When I first called the school to check on my status, they were rude. However, when I met them in person, they were really nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"More time for tour and lunch, less for the presentations" More from this Member | Report Response

"Admission officers should be more friendly and should not hype the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was worried about the board scores, but I realize that that ball is in the students' court." More from this Member | Report Response

"The tour could have been more extensive - would've liked to see more of the clinic/sim lab" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"MMI" More from this Member | Report Response

"health profession based scenario and question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Sorry, I signed a confidentiality agreement." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one thing from your application that you would like to highlight for the admissions committee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethics about insurances sharing patients info to a third party." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one part of your application that you would like to highlight for the admissions committee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you encountered an unethical situation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your future goals?" More from this Member | Report Response

"So the interview questions haven't really changed so read the previous posts. They have prompts, about a 1/2 page each, that describe a dilemma and you talk about it. Don't worry, they give you all of the background info on the prompt. Ie: What's your take on using amalgams? amalgams are... So you're going to be given that stuff." More from this Member | Report Response

"ethics of amalgam fillings; why Michigan?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They are all scenerio based. Scenerios included a cosmetic dentistry procedure, insurance issues, government insurance, insurance company control, amalgam fillings, etc..." More from this Member | Report Response

"They ask 10 different questions at 10 different locations/stations. I will write some that I remember: Question about insurance policies, what would you do if you see your class mate talking bad about school or professor or a class mate in a public area, tell me something about you you want the add comm to know that is not in your application, I dont remember exact question, but it was something about vaccines +/- of it," More from this Member | Report Response

"Prompt" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain things to the interviewer that might not be explained in your application. What do you want the admissions committee to consider when looking at your application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above" More from this Member | Report Response

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Ethics of Cosmetic Dentistry, Ethics of Overseas Dental care, Ethics of performing osteopathic medicine if you do not believe in it, Ethics of Confidentiality issues, Ethics of Students acting unprofessionly out of class, Ethics of Dental care to the Underserved, Ethics of Higher Insurance premiums for smokers" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the ski team." More from this Member | Report Response

"ethical question abt cosmetic dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"There are mini interviews that test you ability to think ethically (again, i was incredibly nervous for this portion but honestly we can all think ethically)!! question 1: you are very close to a patient, however, it is your fourth year so your patient will be handed down to someone else... however, you hear bad things about the student your patient gets handed down to...what do you do? question 2: how do you feel about the trend towards cosmetic dentistry? question 3: How do you feel about using live patients during board exams? question 4: how do you feel about raising premiums in medicaid for smokers?" More from this Member | Report Response

"cosmetic vs. medical dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research project?" More from this Member | Report Response

"should students evaulate each others work to learn how to evaluate their own work in the future when they are out in the field? " More from this Member | Report Response

"I already mentioned the MMIs earlier. In my personal interview: How did you manage to do so well in you grad. program. Give me an example of how you handled things differently that undergrad" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about where you are from...." More from this Member | Report Response

"What skills do I possess that would make me a good dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Michigan" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why don't you want to be a veterinarian, like your dad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The only question I was asked was "Do you have any questions about the school?" I had several questions to ask. It seemed more like my interview of the faculty member rather than the opposite." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your Undergrad School." More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Why michigan." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"They had lots of simulated situations which you had to respond to. " More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why dentisty not medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Any questions?(I was shit-scared because this question was my first and last question, so I just came up with questions to fill up time)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you specialize?" More from this Member | Report Response

"WHY MICH" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about yourself, what do you like to do outside of school, etc..." More from this Member | Report Response

"why did you switch from medicine to dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do I have relatives in dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you become interested in dentistry. What do you like about it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Michigan? Where is Michigan on your list of choices?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What questions do you have for me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How is your semester going?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest accomplishment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"do you think you will specialize" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come here? " More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you fly in to Michigan? (The first questions were casual)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions about the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever been in a situation where you have had to help someone and how did you do so?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"This organization you are an officer for at school-are you just an officer but not actually involved with the organization? Why isn't this a national organization?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What instrument do you play?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where would you like to practice dentistry? (state school, better say that state!)" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Should we tax sugar?" More from this Member | Report Response

"health profession based scenario and question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Sorry, I signed a confidentiality agreement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethics of testing HIV in a dental setting." More from this Member | Report Response

"There is a 20-minute saliva test that checks for HIV. Millions of patients don't know they are at risk for HIV contraction. Should dentists offer this service?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think that Cosmetic Dentists give Dentistry a bad name?" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing was interesting" More from this Member | Report Response

"business related - whether dentists should offer free services/ award points (similar to frequent flier miles) to loyal customers " More from this Member | Report Response

"Scenerio about insurance companies getting your information somewhat "illegally" before you even apply for their insurance so they can create a "risk" factor for you, that way they can rank you and decide whether to deny you coverage or not." More from this Member | Report Response

"found out one guy at mich used to live 2 blocks from my home in the west coast" More from this Member | Report Response

""Why did you choose to go to a different school for undergrad when you were accepted at U of M? If you were too good for us then, how do we know you're not too good for us now?" I think that tied with "Do you know the queen of the night's aria? Will you sing it?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wasn't asked ANY questions so really I can't say. My interviewer literally just answered questions the whole time and had no questions for me. It was almost awkward because it was so laid back. " More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all the usual questions you expect." More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethics of recent trends in cosmetic dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the scenarios." More from this Member | Report Response

"The MMI's were all interesting... there were 9 of them!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing.." More from this Member | Report Response

"this interview consisted of four mini interviews where they ask you ethical questions and then you have one standard interview where they ask you the basic questions (why dental, etc)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Their MMI questions were interesting and made me think. The most interesting question to me was what I thought about " More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you change the clinical portion of the boards to allow students to work on mannequins rather than patients." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had worked with a friend of my main interviewer so we talked mostly about this at the "main" interview during lunch." More from this Member | Report Response

"I thought all the MMI questions were interesting. 4 ethical and 1 personal. 1.Your thoughts on a plan to have higher medcaid premiums for smokers. 2.How does the current trend towards cosmetic dentistry impact the profession, good and bad. 3.If a former patient of yours is assigned to student who you heard has poor grades and poor hand skills what would you do. 4.What do you think about live patients being used for boards since med students don't to pass theirs. Ethical concerns." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not another professions pretaining to a hobby of mine" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about where you are from....." More from this Member | Report Response

"question relating to how their seems to be 2 seperate tiers of dentistry, medical and cosmetic, and whether I thought it was detrimental to the future of dentistry." More from this Member | Report Response

"A quesion concerning the ethical implications of cosmetic dentistry on the profession and the public." More from this Member | Report Response

"Some of the MMI's were very interesting--one about cosmetic dentistry vs. medical dentistry--it really made me think!" More from this Member | Report Response

"n/a" More from this Member | Report Response

"The MMI scenarios were pretty interesting" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you be famous for in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"There was a role playing scenario in the MMI's that was a little akward." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not really anything particularly interesting. The one-on-one interview was way too short (5-10 minutes). They were extremely basic, why choose dentistry, why michigan." More from this Member | Report Response

"All the scenarios were interesting. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing especially, the MMI's were fabulous though. " More from this Member | Report Response

"MMI - accident scenario" More from this Member | Report Response

"The MMIs were all interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"What growth factors are you studying in Histology?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me? (not very interesting i know...but that was the only question I was asked by my interviewer)" More from this Member | Report Response

"MMI" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything on the MMI's" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was much to brief for interesting questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"WHo do you look up to" More from this Member | Report Response

"I don't remember any interesting questions at this not so interesting interview :)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What personality characteristic do you have that would make me believe you are a good candidate for our program." More from this Member | Report Response

"D4s take three weeks at clinics outside of campus with living arranged" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was mostly just a conversation. No specific questions that I can remember were asked." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing special" More from this Member | Report Response

"What accomplishment are you most proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"at the beginning, we were to do a mini intro to ourselves....besides the name, school, major....our question was "what was the highlight of the last month?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"The doctor interviewiong me seemed primarily concerned with telling the story of her success, and showed little to no interest in my aspirations." More from this Member | Report Response

"Personal question about my aadsas essay, they knew me pretty well." More from this Member | Report Response

"A specific question regarding the content of my personal statement. I was impressed they took the time to know so much about me!" More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you switch from music to dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"List the pros and cons of using manikins in the regional board exam (Had to write an essay). " More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all interesting because they were personal. Nothing generic, like why dental?, or why our school?." More from this Member | Report Response

"The essay question - they give you 15 minutes to write on an unusual question about dentistry. Not as tough as "is amalgam safe to use in dentistry", but it made you think" More from this Member | Report Response

"Question during the MMIs" More from this Member | Report Response

"the essay question (had to do with a current event in dentistry). all of the one on one interview questions were pretty standard, it was really more like a conversation than an interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me? " More from this Member | Report Response

"How does the UC system's application process work?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your baseball career?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions...(only question asked)." More from this Member | Report Response

"where do you see your self in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing! The interviewer did not care to go beyond the list of questions in front of her. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the flats in Cleveland" More from this Member | Report Response

"How many times a week do you go into your professors for office hours and to seek extra help?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was asked to stand up say your name, school, where you're from, and what you will be famous for in 20 years." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing at all hard. She asked me what intstrument I played in the band?" More from this Member | Report Response

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