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  • St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Great River
Individual Feedback 1 6 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 5
Negatively 0
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.67 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
5.50 6

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 1
30 minutes 0
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 1
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 1

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 0
At a regional location 3
At another location 3

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 6
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 3
Closed file 3

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
0.83 6

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

"Do you think you performed to the best of your ability during undergrad?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is of your weaknesses? One of your strengths?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know anyone that went to Ross or SGU?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who is your hero/inspires you (essay question)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some controversial things that you can think of related to veterinary medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you say to convince a client to spay or neuter their pet?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"List some PERSONAL (not academic or work related) strengths & weaknesses." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you plan to pay for veterinary school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Are there any areas in VetMed that you are weak in (have not done much work with)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your biggest strength and weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you would adapt to live in the island" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself making an impact on the industry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What animals do you have the most experience with? Do you have any large animal/exotic experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How are you expecting to pay for school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with living in another country/on an island?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Writing question: Write about someone who inspired you to become a veterinarian" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your opinion on euthanasia?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Thinking about being a part of a team, what is something you appreciate about team members and what do you contribute to the team?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one area in veterinary medicine that is important?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not sure. it was interesting hearing about the Alumni who interviewed me's experience at the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun, not animal related?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you think of the GRE" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had to choose an alternative career apart from becoming a vet, what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"List 3 things you did that prepared you for where you are today (applying to vet school)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your personal weakness? What is your academic weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are two ethical issues facing veterinarians today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most interesting case you have witnessed?" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up questions that were asked, typed out my answers, then used flashcards for questions & answered them out loud to myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I looked up previous St. George's interview experiences and questions which really helped me prepare and helped me to anticipate what I might have had to encounter during the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked up advice about SGU's interview and watched SGU's live chat presentation about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, wrote a couple of outlines for the essay questions, practiced answering questions like. "why do you want to be a vet?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read forums and most common questions asked" More from this Member | Report Response

"Internet searching vet school interview questions, looking through SDN, reviewing my app, and reviewing SGU's website." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"She was very open to answering any of my questions about the island and even bringing up topics I did not ask about to prepare me for living on the island." More from this Member | Report Response

"How highly the interviewer talked about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"The vet said she had paid off her loans in 9 years! Also, she had no issues finding jobs even though the school wasn't accredited at the time she attended." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very laid back interview" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None, I was just unaware that it would be a blind interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"How I had to write down answers to a few questions before the interview (my interviewer told me to come early to fill out some questions) which made me more nervous for the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt it was too laid back, like not serious enough" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was blind, meaning she had no information about me or my application. I thought she'd have read through my application so I had to think about how to sell myself entirely." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a very chill, calm, one-on-one interview. My interviewer was extremely friendly and open to honest and casual conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"That they would ask about strengths and weaknesses specifically differentiating personal and academic." More from this Member | Report Response

"More ethical issues...I answered with animal testing for cosmetics and the number of animals that have to be euthanized in shelters but I could have been more specific/had less generic answers." More from this Member | Report Response

"She asked a lot of interesting questions that weren't typical." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Low stress, easy to talk to, happily answered all my questions, gave me insight to her personal experience. My interview was on zoom due to covid." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great interview experience! This was actually my first interview and it set me up well to help me prepare for future interviews!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It is a pretty chill interview. They take about 6-8 weeks to get back to you I'm told which seems a long time when you are scared." More from this Member | Report Response

"We interviewed in a coffee shop which stressed me out because it was sometimes hard to hear what she was saying...also it was distracting during the essay. However, it did give the interview more of a relaxed feel- I probably would have been even more stressed if we interviewed at her office." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do not stress about it, read questions online" More from this Member | Report Response

"Make sure to relax and speak clearly and slowly. Don't get thrown off by the lack of facial expression the interviewer has." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 0
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 6

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 3

What was your total time spent traveling?

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

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 0
Automobile 1
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

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

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

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

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No responses

Would you recommend the hotel?

No responses

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
4.17 6

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
5.33 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.67 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
6.83 6

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.17 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.83 6

0 = low, 10 = high

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