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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

4

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 shadowing experience, research experience, volunteering experience. Tell us about your jobs in college, do you think it was positive? (yeah, this was like six different questions)" Report Response

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

"Talk about the DAT, how did you study/improve?" Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself 10 years after DS graduation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none, all anticipated" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none, all anticipated" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"went over SDN interview feedback questions that seem to appear often" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The DS is self-contained, nice new clinics, staff was friendly and helpful, as were the interviewers, early clinical exposure, late boards." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Old-ish sim lab, everyone says it and it's true: no windows!, the building doesn't make you want to spend four years in it..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pantyhose would make my feet slip out of my shoes...had to make a mad dash to walgreens an hour before the interview!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview/tour so I think I will have a more accurate opinion of the school once I see other schools and can compare." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Paramount

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/13/2009

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?

4 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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