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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?

9 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?

Open file

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

"In 45 years from now, after retiring as a veterinarian, what do I want to be remembered by?" Report Response

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

"How do I manage stress in a school and work setting?" Report Response

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

"How do I feel about convenience euthanasia?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""So we have both read your file and application, can you tell us about something not on your application?" I talked about the internship I started after submitting my application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed all of the questions on this site for UPenn and reviewed by application and essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very kind and the whole process of waiting to be called and in between tours was also really thoughtful -- they gave us snacks, water bottles, coloring pages to de-stress, and we drew our own name tags." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers had 5 set questions they needed to ask us." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that both interviewers had read my application -- I thought that one would have not." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think in comparison to other schools Penn Vet facilitates a thoughtful interview day -- they try to de-stress the interviewees as much as possible to help us do our best." 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?

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?

Philadelphia Airport

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

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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