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  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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)?

"What do your parents do for a living?" Report Response

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

"Did you pursue medicine only because of the academic/social pressures parents put on their Korean-Americans children?" Report Response

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

"Do you know what sets NYU apart from say... a Harvard dental school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What REALLY is the difference between medicine and dentistry? Do you REALLY know the nitty gritty of the daily life of a dentist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You look like you can be successful in whatever field you enter. Why dentistry?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my overall application, CV, NYU website, and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the interviewer, the enthusiasm of the admissions staff, and the DIVERSITY and RESOURCES at the school -- the biggest dental clinic/school nationwide" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Did not get to see lecture halls or observe a class in session" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be 11 other people being interviewed that day" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"NYU is definitely a great school for the ambitious-minded, who are mature in their time management and in their pursuit of the literally hundreds of outreach, research, and public health opportunities that are available in NYU and the city as a whole. For those who want a cushy lifestyle as a specialty dentist, working 30 hours a week... then NYU may not be the best place for you start your career..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/01/2005

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