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  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Farmington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"I see you're a history major, but going into dentistry. Why?" Report Response

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

"Tell me what _____ (from application) means - for clarification purposes" Report Response

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

"Many CT residents go to UConn for the state school tuition. How is this going to factor into your decision as an out of state student?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked me about my disability and my family's disabilities " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, wrote down possible answers, practiced by myself, meditation (haha)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are GORGEOUS! The hospital is on a hill and is in a lovely location, the faculty and students are so nice - they know everyone, and the school is fairly easy to navigate. The school churns out great dentists. The food is pretty good :D" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The clinics seem kind of old and empty" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Relax - the interviewers are very nice and personable. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Talk to the other students in the room - if you're friendly with them, it makes the whole day much easier and more bearable. Also wear comfortable shoes. Make sure you know your application COLD - I made a fool of myself by referencing something that wasn't on my transcript but was on my application, and they corrected me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott in Palm Springs

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2009

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The Admissions office was so nice and helpful! The brochures did not help too much, but that's okay" Report Response

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