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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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?

Closed file

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

"Tell us about a time when you had a solve a problem with people who shared different beliefs than you." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you started a new job and had to acquire new skills you did not have before." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you formed relationships that did not exist there before." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the riskiest decision you've ever made?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time when you had a solve a problem with people who shared different beliefs than you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback, googled behavior based interview questions, talked to a vet belonging to Western's charter class, talked to a Western vet student, prepared/mocked interviewed with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I love PBL. I also love how everyone is so positive about their experience at Western. The campus and facilities are new. The location is great (Hello, Southern California?). Lots and lots of hands on experience. I really feel like graduates are practice ready." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of the professors was a bit arrogant. That might be typical of vet school, but I don't want to see it on a preview day. The cost of living in So Cal is expensive. You have to pay for all your travel expenses in your fourth year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be a bit disorganized." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Love Western U!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

No Response

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

LAX

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?

1/28/12

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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