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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"What makes your application this year better than last year's?" Report Response

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

"Lots of questions regarding my graduate school experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me your most memorable experience during your time at __________ clinic." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepared a list of old questions from SDN and orally constructed my answers during the 1.5 hr drive to Gainesville the morning of my interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff, students, school pride" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dean has been known to guide students toward a particular academic path (esp with regards to graduate school), and later acts as if the student made a stupid decision (even though the student had followed her advice)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the male to female ratio is about 0.4 (well I knew that before, but most people don't). If this continues, there may be a social movement toward equal rights for males!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If you happen to have the type of interview where you feel like they don't like you or are grilling you with questions - don't back down! Schools should be enticing you to enroll, not discouraging you. I've had good interview experiences at UFCD, but others have said it was their worst interview. Don't let them get to you during your interview!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions staff is doing an EXCELLENT job - don't change a thing. However, it may be wise for the d" Report Response

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