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  • East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dental School
  • Greenville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

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?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Your major seems really interesting, explain why you chose it." Report Response

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

"Why do you think you are a good fit for ECU?" Report Response

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

"You have shadowed a short time with a good many dentists, what is something you took from those experiences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your best friend were in the room, what would they say are your best and worst characteristics?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There really wasn't one, but for the sake of giving everyone more feedback: What is something unique about you that you specifically would bring to the Inaugural Class?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school extensively, I had a friend ask me the questions here on SDN interview feedback without practice and then went back and formulated a rough outline for what I would want to get across on each." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff!! Everyone is extremely friendly. Once the school is built it will be state of the art. The curriculum seems to be a great new approach. The price is in the lower quintile for all schools in the country." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not a fan of the Greenville area. It's going to be rough the 1st year not having a building." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How truly relaxed the atmosphere was, and that none of the interviewers threw out any tricky questions and didn't grill me on any questions about my application." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Phenomenal staff with a great atmosphere, technology and building will be top of the line," Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2010

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

3 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Would have been nice to have a bit more takehome info in the information packet. Materials we did get were very generic, not school specific" Report Response

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