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  • Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Boston
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

1

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)?

"tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"why do you want to be a dentist" Report Response

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

"what was the reaction of friends and family to your decision to apply to dental school" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"something along the lines of - if you're in clinic and the professor is harsh in criticizing your work, how would you respond?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN forums and interview feedbacks, looked at BU website, practiced common interview questions, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are beautiful. The faculty we met were very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost,cry!! Projected total costs each year for the class of 2011: yr1-$80,768 yr2-$82,566 yr3-$78,541 yr4-$78,475 It was nerve wracking that the interview was at the end of the day. They discussed curriculum in very little detail. There was a student tour guide, and a 4th year student who came to the boardroom to answer any questions. However we had no real opportunity to talk to any other students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They said that 40% of students do not graduate on time. It's not as bad as it sounds, since most finish after working a couple more months in the summer. (fortunately, you don't pay any more tuition as long as you finish by sept?) Still, this can't be good. Getting chair time can be a challenge." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer was a woman on the admissions staff. People were interviewed by either a faculty member or admissions staff. She was incredibly sweet and friendly. The conversation was very laid back, and I enjoyed talking with her." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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