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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What is a goal you set for yourself (other than vet school) and how have you worked to reach it?" Report Response

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

"What is your leadership style?" Report Response

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

"How have you been involved in your community during undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There is an island where there is a rare mouse that is very endangered. There are also many feral cats. On one side you have the conservationists, on the other the spay-neuter-release people. As a veterinarian, what would you think was the right way to handle this situation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if a client came in with a young otherwise healthy dog that had slammed his tail in a door and the tail was de-gloved and the owner wanted to euthanize the animal? The owner was an important large animal client and threatens to take his business elsewhere if you don't euthanize the dog." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and a mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The early interview program was amazing and I was able to shadow in the hospital. It was great to see what really happens in the hospital and to get to talk to a number of students and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all. I really appreciated the experience!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing at all!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was really conversational. The interviewers were two faculty and one student. They asked a lot of questions but were really nice and we laughed and chatted a lot!" Report 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Gainesville

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

11-30-2012

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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"For the early interviews, it may be nice to have a small formal meeting where they present some basics about the school. I was able to ask lots of questions to students and faculty but I would've appreciated a basic intro to the school." Report Response

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