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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

No Response

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

"Tell us about your research experience." Report Response

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

"About convenience euthanasia and how I would deal with it." Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After reading your PS, you mentioned that you wanted to use sociology to try to understand the problem of animal abuse. How would you do this and how can you start to affect change? (also a hard question in general)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools did you apply to and have you heard back from them? and then... Is UPenn your #1 choice? (Though I was honest, I felt very uncomfortable answering this question since I'm sure it biased their overall decision)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Going over practice questions, reviewing my application and PS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The program mostly and how nice the interviewers are." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not too fond of the location (I'm just not a city girl)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was probably going have to defend my choice of schools that I applied to and how I ranked them as a decision." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Love the program that they offer and the community feel of the students." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Philadelphia International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn Convention Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/17/2012

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?

3 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?

9 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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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