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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Since you graduated from college in 2007 and are now just applying to dental schools, what is the reason for that and what have you been doing in that span of time between graduating and applying?" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your shadowing experience?" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your work?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you like Boston so far?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think you are ready for an education in dentistry after not being in school for almost 2 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Int. Feedback questions and practice answers, AADSAS application, Personal Statement, and BUHGSDM website (Boston dental school, hehe).a" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How frickin friendly everyone is at the school and in the city! You feel very welcome and comfortable instantly. We got to meet the Dean of the school (that was amazing) and my interview group were the first to see the new dental school student scrubs by the dean himself! How easy the interview was and how elaborate the school is." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How expensive the school is, expect to be in 300K+ debt by the time you graduate. US students can get 100% loans but if your not a US citizen it will be harder to finance education here, but they have alot of options to help you out." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How incredibly easy the interview was! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview and so I was really scared and nervous. I studied extensively for this interview, going over possible questions over and over in my head. All you need to do is make sure you know whats in your AADSAS application and personal statement, study the BU website (just in case you want to throw some facts into the interview to look good), and most importantly JUST BE YOURSELF! Seriously." 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?

7+ 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

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?

Western Inn Roundhouse Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2009

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

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

9 out of 10

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