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  • Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • North Grafton
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2 (both professors)

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years? & Who inspires you the most?" Report Response

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

"If you could have had any job in the world, regardless of circumstances, salary, etc, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"You've done a lot of small animal experience but suggested there were some downsides. Tell us both good point and setbacks for the profession." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who inspires you the most? & How will you incorporate your second major (philosophy) into your profession?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We see you have a strong application. Tell us something that you would change or that you struggle with. (I gave 2 responses)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read feedback, talked with students who interviewed there, reread my application materials and knew them well." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their kindness and interest in my responses. I felt like I was talking to the 2 coolest people :) (With my experience, I love talking with my profs, so that might have helped). The school, the student life, the extensive programs & specialties available for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not one thing. Even all of the snow I viewed with a positive. Some people mention the area isn't the greatest but it's right by Boston and I'd watch my Celtics all the time ;)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I don't think there's anything I wished I knew earlier. I felt quite well prepared. I asked straightforward questions, but I would have maybe read up on the school even more." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Honestly, Tufts is a great fit for me. I'm considering professors, administration, the location, cost, and anything else I can think of. I can truly picture myself there and am hoping for the best." 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Westborough Inn (Bed & Breakfast)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/08/2011

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They were truly wonderful to work with and made my interview day a fantastic experience." Report Response

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