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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Pick a disease and explain how the concept of One Health would apply. (I was intent to pursue public health)." Report Response

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

"A client shows up with her cat asking for it to be euthanized. Her child was scratched by the cat and the family pediatrician insists that the cat be put down. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What percentage of emerging diseases are zoonotic?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of clients were the most difficult for you to work with at the emergency hospital?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you justify people spending exuberant amounts of money of veterinary care for their pets when many third world countries lack basic human healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went to interview workshop. Studied current issues in public health. Reviewed my research/personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviews had some challenging questions, but all were fair. I feel like the interviewers really took the time to get to know me as a person." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was told to pause before answering questions and wait before answering. I wish I had listened to this advice more...there were times where I definitely felt like I rambled. Don't feel like you have to fill all the space in the interview. Also, if you have less straightforward career goals such as public health or research make sure you have a concrete plan of how your DVM complements these goals and what steps you will need to get there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

3/2/12

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

5 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?

No Response

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