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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

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)?

"Why did you choose your undergraduate college?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"No other questions" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given your lack of experience with farm animals, how will you handle the curriculum of a school that does not track?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application, senior thesis, prepared answers to "tell me about yourself" and "why Tufts", read website descriptions of dual degree programs, selectives, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of interviewers and students, emphasis on keeping the day low stress, integrated campus facilities, very busy hospitals." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some applicants said they felt 'grilled' by their interviewers, so I might have just gotten lucky." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was a little thrown by just how low stress the interview was. At the end I asked them if they had any other questions about my application, which I worry may have come off as a criticism of how casual the conversation was. I really like how committed they are to evaluating you at your calmest/best." 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?

9 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?

Train or subway

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?

1/28/14

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

4 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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