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  • University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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... tell us about your extracurriculars, dental experience... the usual" Report Response

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

"What was your hardest class so far, why do you think it was difficult for you?" Report Response

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

"How did you prepare for your DAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So you work alot... do you have to support yourself?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Say you're accepted, what is your first concern... Also, how do you think you'll adjust to dental school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over AADSAS info, secondary essay, personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students really seem to like being there, they've made changes to their clinic procedures so students are busy working all day, a cancellation doesn't mean they have no patients to see!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was very awkward. The three interviewers just stare at you while you're talking, no smiling or head nods... just expressionless stares. They also write down alot of what you say so there is a lot of awkward silence while they write." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The dental students they send in to eat lunch with you, answer questions, and take you on a tour may also be one of your interviewers!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Even though it was open file it seemed as though they were looking at it for the first time, just asking random questions about whatever their eyes fell on (several of which were answered in my personal statement/secondary). I was interviewed by one admissions office staff member, a professor, and a third year student." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/12/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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