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  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

40 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)?

"Why dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Why U Conn?" Report Response

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

"How should we represent you to the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too crazy." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you would be accepted to many schools, what criteria would you use in choosing the right school for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website, spoke with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"ranked among the top five for board scores, high specialty match rate, pass/fail, camaraderie among students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"kept stressing how hard their curriculum is, clinics are a little old and dim but they are renovating soon, " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That we would sit for close to 3.5 hours in a over-heated room for the introduction." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It is a real nice school with a really strong track record. The curriculum is a bit more tough than other schools but it makes the boards seem like a joke. The interview was pretty relaxed. I had a sort of good cop/ bad cop pair of interviewers (I think everyone does). Just remain calm and be prepared to be able to backup everything you say. They know your file well so make sure you do too." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/05/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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