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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Buffalo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Why are you interested in dentistry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this experience/activity in your application." Report Response

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

"Why UB?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

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

What was the most difficult question?

"Is there anything else you would like us to know?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews and reading these feedbacks." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and administration impressed me the most. The students were all very friendly and helpful and the clinic was quite nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area was quiet and the clinic was not in session that day, so it felt quite eery." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was worried about my answers in the interview since I was rather nervous throughout it and sometimes struggling for words. They were very kind and I knew, after the fact, that they were rooting for me. Just go in there with confidence and be genuine and honest. Also, don't worry about the written essay. It's a general question and quite simple to answer. If you're well-read and have practice writing short-response answers for in-class tests, you'll do well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school and the student body is cohesive and loves to have fun." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Manor Inn (good for convenience but a crappy hotel)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2013

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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