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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"are any of your relatives dentist?" Report Response

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

"what challenge do you think you might face while attending dental school? " Report Response

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

"how long will you be staying?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how long will you be staying and what are you planning to do during your stay in Boston?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"there really aren't any difficult questions. most of the questions are what you see on this website. The whole interview process was more like a conversation. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"application, SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"APEX and externship program. simulation center. The newly renovated 5th floor. The friendly learning atmosphere. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tuition + other expenses for BU dental school this year is $75,000, while the maximum studnet loan for each student is only $45,000. so if you are planning to attend this school, you need to be ready to come up with the extra $30,000 per year somehow. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The student who gave the tour of the school was very friendly and did a great job in giving us a complete tour of the facility. Faculties that we run into during the tour show so much interest in each one of us and made us feel we are at home. You'll be surprise how friendly and easy going the faculties are. " 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western roundhouse

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/28/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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