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  • Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • North Grafton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

45 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?

Open file

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

"Why veterinary medicine and not human medicine?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell us about your research? What clinical research interests you here at Tufts?" Report Response

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

"What would you like to do with this degree in 5 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the last book you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think will be the biggest problem faced by the veterinary field in the next 5 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking through example questions on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very laid back and easy to talk on the tours." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It felt a little disorganized -- especially the tours." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Who I would be interviewing with." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was most definitely an extremely laid back interview, and absolutely nothing to stress over. Overall, pretty good feelings were received at the interview. I felt as though the atmosphere didn't really foster too much interaction between the students and interviewees (the ratio of students to interviewees was very lowwwwww). But I did like the setup of the information sessions." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

No Response

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?

12/14/2012

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Increase number of students giving tours, or decrease number of interviewees on tours... it was difficult to interact with students because we were on such a large tour. Also, larger panel of students to speak with during lunch." Report Response

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