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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

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)?

"Why dentistry? why not medicine" Report Response

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

"why did you get a C in physics" Report Response

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

"are you applying for financial aid?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you applying for financial aid? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you get a C in physics" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"i didnt --> used my past interview experience" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are awesome, the pre-clinical lab ensures every student has their own dent-sim... " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that the students we lunched with had difficulty telling us good things about the school. The fact that the foreign dentists in second year are well-trained, therefore, do well in their classes second year compared to other students, and therefore there is no bell curve." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that we would be filling out a supplementary application " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although the school's facilities were great, i have many issues with the school. Firstly its cost. Secondly the fact that there failure rate is so high, and percentage wise it is higher than other schools, so dont buy into there whole argument of, "oh we have more students, therefore we fail more..." their failure rate is 10%. which is higher than other schools. Thirdly, the foreign students do so well in second year, that there is no bell curve, so other students suffer. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/21/2005

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