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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"If you did not get into vet school and could never reapply, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any small animal experience? (I'm LA interest)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think can be done to decrease the excess of Thoroughbreds in the industry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Equine vets get beat up- how do you feel about this? (I didn't really have anything else to say besides "Yes, I know. That's what happens when you work with horses.")" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Made a list of common questions and practiced my answers. Read up on current events in the industry, but that ended up not being an issue." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly & laid-back attitude of the staff and students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nada. Well, it was cold." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No 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?

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?

Philadelphia International

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?

1/31/14

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 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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