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  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What stimulates you intellectually about veterinary medicine?" Report Response

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

"You are a part of a committee of students assigned to organizing a computer lab for the university and were given explicit instructions that the computers were to be used for school related or veterinary related work. But you knew the other student committee members were not planning on following those instructions, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were in our position and you had one seat left to fill in the class would you choose the applicant with the best grades and test scores, the one with the best experience and letters, or the one with the best interview. Why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are an associate veterinarian at a small animal practice. You are not the boss. A client comes in with her cat. She is incredibly frustrated because the cat has been urinating all over the house despite her efforts to prevent this behavior. The owner is insistent on euthanizing the animal even after you have explained all of the options. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN. Then I had my sister look at the questions and do a mock interview with me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the interviewers. At times they were very candid during my interview which helped me to relax, I had expected them to be more stone faced. The students that were giving tours were fantastic. Very well informed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt well informed going in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Its a great school and the interview day left me with an even more positive impression than I already had. Mr. Orsini is wonderful and so welcoming. His door is always open despite how busy he is." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/11/2012

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. The interview day was wonderful and well organized. I greatly appreciated how transparent Johnathan Orsini was with us about the process and when we would find out our status. He even told us how many people were interviewed for in-state and OOS vs how many spots were available." Report Response

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