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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Talk about your shadowing experiences." Report Response

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

"Can you talk about your research experience?" Report Response

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

"Can you talk about a volunteer experience you've had?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talk about your shadowing experiences." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about your shadowing experiences." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over the website for about an hour, looked up past questions on SDN, and practiced for a few hours." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the students and staff were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Single biggest turnoffs are the location and facilities. The school is across from a mental institution and the jail. The facilities are old." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That this was so easy." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"BU has everything going for it from a faculty and student perspective, but I can't justify the cost for the facilities that I saw." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Logan International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western - Roundhouse

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2009

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

9 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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