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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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

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)?

"Tell us about your experience with laboratory animals at the college (animal technician, animal husbandry at the college vivarium)." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"There's another student applying this year who had gone abroad and got the opportunity to neuter a cat under a veterinarian's supervision. We believe the owner was not informed who performed the surgery. Is that ethical? What if owner's consent was obtained?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How, in your opinion, should the problem of feral cat overpopulation be resolved?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this forum, including previous interview feedback; studied up on recent events and ethics, practiced answering popular questions out loud" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very friendly and had good humor." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really; maybe got a bit intimidated by how tough the schedule will be, but that's nothing against the school, just the hurdles of the profession" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Tufts is a great place to interview; it's not stressful at all, feels more like a conversation than a test." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

Home

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?

12/16/11

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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