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  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Richmond
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

3

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?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your community service." Report Response

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

"Why VCU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were able to be in the meeting with the admissions committee, what would you want to tell them about yourself?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Not too much. I just looked at their website and looked at SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed with the clinic, the faculty, and the students. The clinic was very large and each student was working on his/her own patients. The faculty all seemed nice. They treat the students as equals-in-training not as money trees. The students all seemed to be happy and focused. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There seems to be a general lack of faculty. The faculty they have are great but they definitely need more. The weather also stinks! I guess it is gray a lot. It rained the whole time I was there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have relaxed more before the interview. It really wasn't that stressful. It was stressful enough to keep you on your toes but not enough to make you sweat." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! Probably not my top choice but definitely a good choice. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2004

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