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  • University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Glasgow
Individual Feedback 1 15 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 15
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.60 15

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.27 15

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
8.53 15

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 13
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 0
At a regional location 0
At another location 14

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 10
In a group 4

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 14
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.93 14

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"If someone brought in a healthy animal to euth., would you do it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked a lot of questions regarding my internship in laboratory animal vet med" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you prepare for an exam ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your friends and family think of you going abroad for vet school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How was your trip to New York City?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did your family think about you going abroad to study?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Glasgow?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Besides treating domestic animals (pets), what role do Veterinarians play in society?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above..." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is Johne's Disease?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you cope working at the shelter? (They read your personal statement and focus a lot on it)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about (insert something from your application)" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If you could bring one piece of equipment back in time, which one would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"questions about other experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a stressful week , for example a week where everything went wrong and all my cases died,and nothing seemed to go right?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What things do you see as negative in the vet world?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Glasgow? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think vet can be boring?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What will be the hardest part about moving to a new country from the states?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are zoonotic diseases? When I gave an answer they would ask another question....ie - what is ____, how do you get it, etc....so this question really turned into about 12 questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you euthanize horses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Does Brucella cause abortion in humans?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the economic importance of llamas? Lot's of other questions about working with large animals -know your breeds." More from this Member | Report Response

"The rest of the questions pertained specifically to my application." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How do you feel about zoos?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does your family think of you moving to Glasgow/ why Glasgow?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If a person was to bring their healthy pet to your vet to be euthanized because they are moving and dont' want to take the pet with them, what would you do/say?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your public health research. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see the veterinary world going after you obtain your degree?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most interesting patient you have worked with at the clinic where you worked?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked about my pet-sitting business." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you have a sick foal on oxygen through a nasal tube rather than an oxygen mask?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you handle a situation with a client if they came to Euthanize their pet?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could bring one piece of equipment back in time, which one would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what piece of technology would you take with you if you had to go back to the 1800's and practice vet med?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most interesting case you have ever seen?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You're in the 1860s practicing as a vet. If you could bring one piece of technology with you from the 21st century, what would it be and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you relax/what do you do in your free time? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think vet can be boring?" More from this Member | Report Response

"They told me a statistic about how female vets in the US averages 9 working years as a vet. I was asked my opinion on the statistic." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do your family and friends feel about you moving to Scotland?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the importance of the emerging diseases like WNV and avian flu, why is it all a big deal?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do American's like to shoot their presidents?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why don't we experiment on Prisoners as part of their sentence?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about zoos?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what piece of technology would you take with you if you had to go back to the 1800's and practice vet med?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you feel that Biomedical Engineering (BE) is over used in the US and what do you think the implications are? (I was probably asked this question since my interest is veterinary public health)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you rather work with pigs or tortoises? (Regarding previous experience)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How/when did you first become interested in public health? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about using animals in research? (Knowing that I've already said I hate euthanasia)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 6 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had to convince them that I could handle the rigorous curriculum despite my less than stellar gpa." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain why soft tissue, like in the small intestine, heals more readily then tendon?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do I think about our president and where is he leading our people. " More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked me to describe the electromagnetic spectrum and discuss the diagnostic tools associated with each level of radiation and also how the mechanism for the equipment worked. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between the Id and the Ego? (I have a psych degree)" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading my essays, practice questions, self-reflection" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reading application and interview feedback section." More from this Member | Report Response

"reread through my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"I reviewed the interview feedback on SDN,read over my VMCAS application, reviewed the research I had done, and looked up common UK zoonotic diseases" More from this Member | Report Response

"I did a lot of research on the school/program/area, etc. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read information on disease from the http://www.defra.gov.uk/animalh/diseases/vetsurveillance/ as well as information on the forum." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read over these preparations and research the school's research facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read interview feedbacks; read over my application/essays; researched diseases relevant to the UK." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over VMCAS application, researched animal health issues relevant to the UK" More from this Member | Report Response

"Used this web site, read promed emails, read over my CV and essays" More from this Member | Report Response

"I've had a couple of others so I didn't really prepare." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on issues especially important to the UK, like BSE and FMD. Made a list of question I wanted to ask the interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much student support there is" More from this Member | Report Response

"How friendly they were." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was impressed how relaxed and comfortable the interview was. I didn't feel as if I were being quizzed for answers." More from this Member | Report Response

"How helpful student community is!" More from this Member | Report Response

"How nice the interviewers were and how easy it was to talk to them. It really was just a good conversation. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Very understanding, and easy going." More from this Member | Report Response

"The sincerity of the admissions office." More from this Member | Report Response

"How laid back the interviewers were." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewers were really nice and had interesting questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"What they really want to do is just have a conversation, the bizarre questions actually made it more lighthearted." More from this Member | Report Response

"How nice the interviewers were, how organized they were when it came to helping students with the transition." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To relax, they were so nice and really wanted to see your personality." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known that the interview was really all about me and what I had to say. I wouldn't have wasted so much time studying materials since the interview revolved around my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of answers they were seeking." More from this Member | Report Response

"To pack a meal on the plane. Eat well the day of the interview!" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"I pretty much utilized every mode of transportation in NYC -bus, subway, and cab - definitly go with a cab if you have the option." More from this Member | Report Response

"They seem eager to help you make a successful transition to Glasgow and are ready to accommodate you." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very conversational, dialogue and additional questions based on your responses" More from this Member | Report Response

"Review your VMCAS and be yourself! They are interested in you as an applicant and what you have to say, not what facts you can memorize." More from this Member | Report Response

"The overall interview was very fairly laid back. They asked questions that I had not really prepared for (most of my questions were fairly medical in nature) but I felt I handled them well. Both Ms. Wason and Dr. Sullivan were very friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"The experience was very positive,it was great to meet people from the UK. They were really organized and quick to send out invitations to interview. They did a great job setting up a website for info about their school and being an international student." More from this Member | Report Response

"everything was on time, well organized, and actually pretty entertaining." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was very conversational and laid-back. All you really have to worry about is being yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 2
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 2
Neutral 0
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.57 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 9

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 4
2-3 hours 7
4-6 hours 3
7+ hours 0

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 7
Automobile 1
Train or subway 4
Other 2

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

Response # Responders
< $100 3
$101-$200 1
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 3
$401-$500 1
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

San Luis Obispo

Boston Logan

Houston Hobby

La Guardia

JFK

OAK

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 4
Hotel 3
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Houston Shearton Suites near the Galleria

Lexington Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Houston Shearton Suites near the Galleria

Lexington Inn

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.80 15

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
9.15 13

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 13

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.45 11

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.18 11

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.18 11

0 = low, 10 = high

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