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  • Texas A & M University Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Veterinary School
  • College Station
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to become a veterinarian?" Report Response

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

"What do you do if you can't seem to get everything accomplished?" Report Response

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

"What would your best friend say your best and worst qualities are?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does a preveterinary student become part of the Dairy Judging Team? How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you do if you become injured at work where you will not be able to practice? OR Name a couple of issues that occur around veterinary practice, whether they be cultural, political, or with in the practice (employees & management) (So Open ended)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I got a list of questions from the Pre-Vet society at school. I also looked on the internet for typical questions asked. Be prepared for anything, current events, Know the impression you want to leave them with, and for sure know by heart your goals and be prepared to defend them." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They were very to the point and were in-depth. One of the interviewers who called me to the interview tried to make small talk with me as we walked to the interview room. It was calming. I realized that really I was talking to just a regular person. They didn't necessarily want to see me fail, they were just there to regulated the quality of person that will be admitted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers was very negative towards me, her first question was ''what if you NEVER get in? Not to be the devils advocate but there is no chance that you will get in?'' Pretty tough for a first question. I replied that I knew that this is what I desire to do and that my determination will see me to achieve my goals." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have thought about if I were injured after practicing what would I do with my veterinary skills after being disabled." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Over all the experience was successful. There was a couple questions I wish I could have answered more confidently. P.S- give yourself time to think then answer, arrive 30 mins before the interview, DON'T FORGET YOU PICTURE ID!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

I have a house in College Station.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2007

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

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