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  • University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Davis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 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?

20 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?

Open file

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

"What are some of your strengths?" Report Response

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

"Why should we choose you over someone else?" Report Response

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

"Are you ready to handle vet school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is there a need for vets in the field of canine reproduction (i had done a lot of work in that field)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I should be accepted over someone else" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had sample questions that I had received in an email from Davis. I also prepared by reflecting on past interviews and talking to other veterinarians." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were so relaxed and very friendly. I felt like they really wanted to get to know me as a person, and really cared about what I said. Also the facilities are AMAZING!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish that I could have known how layed back the interview was going to be. Knowing that would have definitely saved me from stressing out as much!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of the best interview experiences that I had. Although I wish the whole thing was more than just come and sit down and talk. But I guess that's what they have their interview workshop for!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SMF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/18/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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