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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Asked about my research" Report Response

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

"why dentistry and not medicine (since i volunteered at a hospital)" Report Response

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

"What i do in my free time what books i've read lately why BU " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do in your free time" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How I went from Herpes research to plant evolution research " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to BU student, Reviewed application, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty seemed nice, the sim lab was nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities seemed kind of old, got a mixed reaction from students. Was not able to get a clear vibe about happiness of students" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"boston is colder then I expected and that people start drinking two days before st. pattys day at 11am." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the interviewer was very nice, talked about my relatives who attended BU, the weather, very laid back. No grilling and more of a conversation. The lecture prior to the interview was held by another ADCOM person and this guy was intense. Very honest and blunt, very different from other faculty members. Overall a good experience" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/17/2008

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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