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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"why do you want to be a dentist?" Report Response

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

"what qualities do you believe make a good dentist?" Report Response

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

"why the heck are the tampa bay bucs playing so lousy? (asked of me only after I made it quite clear that I am a huge football fan)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about the book in your hand. (I was reading the book while in the waiting room waiting for my interview)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions at all. All were straightforward. It was more chit chat than interview. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over my essay and tried to plan answers to anticipated questions. (why do you want to be a dentist?.......duh)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Basically everything. During the interview I actually learned things I didn't know just through general chit chat. Lunch was great, simulation labs were phenomenol (generous alumni). Amazing weather. Best part....CHEAP TUITION!! (for Florida people)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture halls looked a bit lackluster, which surprised me because the dental school is one of the youngest in the country. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The whole day in general is good, but on the lengthy side. You really learn a lot about the school and the dental profession in general there, but they can probably condense it some. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great overall interview. The committee was nice, and very down to earth with me. They make you understand that they aren't out to pummel you, and that they just want to get to meet you and know you better. I asked around at the lunch and apparently it is their policy to give you no idea of your status until the letter comes. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/25/2003

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