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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Tell me about yourself. (One interviewer has not seen your file and the other has.)" Report Response

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

"You have a lot of experience as a tech. What makes you want to go beyond that level and go to veterinary school?" Report Response

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

"Why penn?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your 3 strengths and 1 weakness?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if an owner had a healthy puppy that was tearing the house apart and he wanted you to put it down?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new building of the campus is really nice. There is a lot of great research done at penn. And the penn campus and philadelphia area seem like a really nice place to live. Students also seemed interested in having a life outside of vet school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the buildings and classrooms are really old." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was a lot of opportunity to talk to students while you were waiting for your interview. This was a great opportunity to learn more about the school." 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?

In 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

1/11/13

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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