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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why Boston? (im from the west coast)" Report Response

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

"Off the top of your head, describe yourself in 3 words" Report Response

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

"personal stuff about family" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very modern and nice. The faculty were all very friendly and made you feel like they wanted you to attend BU. The APEX program seems like a great jumping off point to finding a job after school. Tons of research opportunities. BU has all specialties. It's Boston!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everyone does not have their own chairs. It doesn't seem like they get that much clinical experience since grades are based on "competency" rather than a set number of procedures. I'm not sure how good the patient pool is (Tufts and Harvard are all close by). The cost/high cost of living." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Beautiful school. Very welcoming staff. I didn't think much of BU until I interviewed there." 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Logan International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/24/2009

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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