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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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)?

"What do you think the biggest problem in dentistry is today?" Report Response

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

"What do you like most about dentistry/what do you like least?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a competitive applicant? Tell me about your shadowing experience; Tell me about your volunteer exp..etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think the biggest problem in dentistry is today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you like least about dentistry....I feel like there is no good answer for this question!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, BU website, ADEA official guide to dental schools, a few random interview books with sample questions which i practiced and video taped on my webcam" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone is extremeeeely friendly! one of the students there said that coming to BU felt like a "big hug"..and i totally agree. everyone really seems to care" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wanted so badly to love the facilities of the school since I am a Mass Resident and loved the atmosphere of the school...but the other posts are right..it's still not quite as good as a lot of other dental schools. not to say that you wouldn't get a good education from these facilities, they just aren't quite as nice for the price of the school " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"it definitely depends on who you get for an interviewer! (not that i had any control over this) some of the interviewers were extremely laid back and from what i heard from the other students barely even asked any dentistry-related questions. mine definitely did, however..but still wasn't overwhelmingly intense" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"while you are waiting for your interview during lunch...talk to the other students and relax! it was definitely the best thing i did to calm down" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2009

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

6 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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