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  • University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Davis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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 5-10 years?" Report Response

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

"Views on use of animals in research" Report Response

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

"Why is a DVM necessary to your career goals? (research)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you defend the use of animals in research to PETA advocates?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethics of using primates in research vs. other animals" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Questions were more ethics-specific than general "getting to know you" (i.e. I was never asked "tell me about yourself" in general terms.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wasn't asked anything about topics I had zero experience with (i.e. cows) - they really tailor questions to candidates' backgrounds, so the best thing you can do is avoid stressing!" Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/9/12

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 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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