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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?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Did you like playing *insert sport here*? How do you de-stress?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a vet?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be the biggest challenge that vet medicine will face in 10-20 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you ever feel heartache releasing a wildlife patient that you became attached to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not be a wildlife biologist instead of a wildlife veterinarian? Why didn't you apply for a PhD?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reread PS, reread supplementary essay" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was thoroughly impressed by the passion and support of all the students and faculty as well as the opportunities for intl vet med and wildlife and conservation med. The other applicants were also super supportive/friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Rural location and takes 1 hr 15 min by train to get to Boston/city life." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Who my interviewers were." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

Logan Intl Airport

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?

2/3/2014

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Longer tours and tour of the library and classrooms would be nice." Report Response

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