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  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Why dentistry? Why NYU?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist...it's boring...you work in a mouth all day..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how could you treat someone who had 8 cavities but I couldn't afford to fill all 8...what would I do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"asked how my faith integrated into being a dentist (I put on my application that I was a sunday school teacher)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read everything on NYU's webpage and watched every video posted about NYUCD." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff (esp. Dr. Mejia) was so friendly. She answered everything honestly even questions about parties and clubs! The facilities are awesome - it's very luxurious, tons of patients, everything is hi-tech, modern. Lunch was delicious!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"This interviewer basically told me that I was a crap applicant (not in those exact words..but). He questioned everything in my application, he didn't have anything nice to say about my app, he basically said my DAT and grades were very bad." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2009

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

10 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

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