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  • Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Tuskegee
Individual Feedback 1 8 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 8
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.63 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.75 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.25 8

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 1
25 minutes 1
30 minutes 1
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 2

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 8
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 3
In a group 5

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 8
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.00 8

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

"Do you consider yourself a leader?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you owned a clinic and a person brought a stray dog who was hit by a car and asked for treatment (with no money), what would you do? If after the fact the same person asked to take the dog home what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your weakest quality?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you owned a large animal practice and one of your clients (who had an outstanding debt with your clinic) called you early in the morning about one of its mares having trouble giving birth and that she needs your help how would you respond?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would be your response if a very well known breeder of horses came to you and said that he can not afford the horses anymore and wants the euthanize them....what would you say?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you contribute to diversity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a lab animal vet?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are my strenghts/weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What is your animal experience like?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were studying in a group of people and some of them went off topic and you had a test tomorrow, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If an owner wanted to put down their healthy and capable animal, What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you saw one of your classmates cheating on an exam?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about pit bull breeding?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Have you ever hear of PETA? What do you think of them." More from this Member | Report Response

"how would i contribute to the university after graduation" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What do you know about Tuskegee?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you saw your peer cheating, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if a longtime client that was moving out of town came to you saying that they didn't want to put the dog up for adoption or give it away they simply wanted it euthanized?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were head of surgery and after the surgery you saw a member of your team put the surgery dog in his or her car (from keeping it from being euthanized) what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you manage your time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is there a difference between animal rights and animal welfare?" More from this Member | Report Response

"how would cost impact my decision on what school to go to" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name a disease in either human or veterinary medicine that is caused by and increase or decrease in hormones" More from this Member | Report Response

"To describe how to draw blood in as much detail from a cat, dog, horse or cow." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a vet?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who was George Washington Carver? (Add-on question from Why Tuskegee?)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were not a food animal vet what would you do?...would you come and teach at TUCVM?" More from this Member | Report Response

"When you are in a group, are you a conversation initiator or responder?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why not choose a bigger school" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a difference between veterinarians and the staff that works for them" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you contribute to Tuskegee after graduation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What figure in past or present is a role model for you? (excluding your friends/family(" More from this Member | Report Response

"NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have had your practice open for a while. Joe, your first client, has been bringing his dog to you on a regular basis since he was a puppy. Recently, Joe went through a divorce and won custody of the dog. He comes to you and wants you to put him down because when he sees the dog, he remebers all of the times with his ex-wife. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you pay for your veterinary education." More from this Member | Report Response

"How I was going to contribute to diversity" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review questions I found online, prepare outline, read new AVMA euthanasia guidelines, talk to the doctor I work for" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk to advisors, previous students and SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"School website and student doctor.net. Spoke with other vet students." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, other vet students, and even some of the 1st years that I met with before my interview helped me otu" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN HELP!!! I also conducted mock interviews at my school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Old Questions, Reviewed Personal Statement." More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced with interview Q's from here and a contract schools website that had specific TU interview Q's from a few years ago." More from this Member | Report Response

"practice interviews at my school" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers were based off what i felt like my interests were" More from this Member | Report Response

"the student volunteers held tours, answered all questions, and gave suggestions for the interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"How much the students loved the program and the close relationships between the other classes." More from this Member | Report Response

"The outgoing, extreme kindness of the student body and faculty." More from this Member | Report Response

"How friendly EVERYONE was!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The students and faculty are SOOO friendly and welcoming. I love the family type atmosphere. You get an opportunity for a lot hands on experience. My interviewers were AWESOME!! They made me feel at ease and were real and not pretentious." More from this Member | Report Response

"That they have a developed research facility. That all of the students were open and friendly, we waited in a common area and students came in and introduced themselves and talked to us in between their classes. All students get mentors or "BIGs". You go into clinics in your 3rd yr." More from this Member | Report Response

"friendly atmosphere, low stress, historic campus" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Construction in the background from outside was distracting. Abrupt ending" More from this Member | Report Response

"the location was hard to find" More from this Member | Report Response

"The city of Tuskegee" More from this Member | Report Response

"The surrounding area." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing...well the Kellogg was at first depressing, but after our incident, we received first class service...GO KELLOGG!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. The surrounding area is kind of dilapidated, but that's just Southern Alabama (no offense!) The water in the shower at the hotel would stand and not go down the drain. The wallpaper was coming down in the bathroom. The carpet in the room was stained up and felt really dirty. The chairs were covered with brown stains. the food in the cafe was good, but service was slow and would disappear, but they were friendly. On a positive note, their was a pillowtop mattress that was really comfortable and I slept well. I guess that's what really counts." More from this Member | Report Response

"TU is in the center of a very rural town. Many student's live in Auburn and commute to the vet school. 15-30 minute drive depending on where your coming from." More from this Member | Report Response

"surrounding area" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I would get to talk to students leading up to my interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"how open and nice everyone is" More from this Member | Report Response

"How relaxed the interview was going to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the surrounding area is not very safe." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really...just not to be as nervous as I was before my interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"How rural Tuskegee is, makes it slightly difficult to find the school the first time traveling there." More from this Member | Report Response

"the state of the surrounding area" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Enjoyed the atmosphere. Anxious to hear an answer" More from this Member | Report Response

"A great interview, very professional and a great school" More from this Member | Report Response

"The people that attend TU are ridiculously courteous and wholesomely gracious people. Just a note they do a substantial amount of terminal surgeries during their third years, however this does enable them to come out of vet school as stronger surgeons" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was great. We had a conversation the ENTIRE hour and 15 minutes. I was only asked like 3 typical interview questions. We mostly talked about my life, horses, and food animals. We then talked about the curriculum and about how I needed to look for scholarships and loans. They are really proactive about you getting accepted. i believe that they want to help you with getting your ducks in a row when it comes to finding money and a place to live." More from this Member | Report Response

"The people seem really down to earth and helpful. I really like the family feel and all of the interwees seemed friendly as well. I hope I get in!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Campus is beautiful. Unlike some things that I have heard about the school before, the campus is a Historical site and so the historical buildings are still there and just a beautiful campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"Went very well, and didn't make me nervous. The students and faculty were genuinely very kind and helpful." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 8
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 7
Neutral 0
Discouraging 1

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.13 8

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 1
Out of state 7

What was your total time spent traveling?

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

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 4
Automobile 4
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 2
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 2
$401-$500 1
$501+ 1

What airport did you use?

Atlanta

Montgomery

ATL

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 1
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 1
Hotel 5
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.88 8

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
4.75 8

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.63 8

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
6.86 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
9.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.29 7

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Less paper. Stick a lot closer to the timeline given on the website" More from this Member | Report Response

"In the future, less paperwork, have it all sent in online or at least the payment. sending money by mail is not 100% safe" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very quick to respond to questions!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The website is very difficult to navigate and isn't user friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

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