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  • University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Knoxville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

3

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)?

"Why did you minor in French?" Report Response

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

"What is a strength of your application? A weakness?" Report Response

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

"How are veterinarians involved in Public Health?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Odd question - Why didn't you apply to medical school? Did you ever think of applying to medical school? (Because my mom and grandfather are both involved in human medicine)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is something you love about Veterinary Medicine (besides the animals)? Something you dislike?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, read past year's threads for the school, looked over the school website, read articles on AVMA." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dean Brace and the faculty really, REALLY want students to succeed, and will make themselves available to you at all hours if you need help. The school seems like a big family. Very friendly people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The first years doing my tour were a bit unprofessional and silly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known what questions I would be asked so that I could prepare more articulate, less panicked answers, but that isn't possible." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, great town, I hope I get in this year :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Knoxville Marriott (on Hill Ave)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/20/2012

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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