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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Explain how you decided on dentistry? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years? " Report Response

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

"Are you worried about the amount of science classes you'll be faced with in dental school? (I'm not a science major.) " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Given your background, would you be interested in pursuing a career in the academic side of dentistry? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback, UConn School of Dental Medicine Website, The ADA's Future of Dentistry Report." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The streamlined curriculum, small class sizes, high specialty placement rates, and the low cost of education." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The feel of the clinics. (The equipment seemed very up to date, but the lighting & wall appearance were less than appealing.) " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"At lunchtime, be sure to get your food quickly. There's not a whole lot of time to eat." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a very positive experience. From what I had read here on SDN, I expected a very difficult and confrontational interview. Thankfully, my interviewers seemed pretty upbeat in their questioning. I can actually say that I enjoyed my UConn interview. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

12/15/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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