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  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If a client wanted to euthanize a dog just for his/her convenience, would you do it? If you didn't want to do it, but your boss wanted to, what would you do? (other typical q's)" Report Response

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

"Asked about leadership roles I've had. If I consider myseld a leader. Aksed for specific examples. How I work in a group. If I've ever had disagreements or had to work w/ someone I didn't like & how I dealt with that. What gr-work and work commitment mean to me. If I think grp-work is important in vet med. My strenghts & weaknesses. " Report Response

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

"what my goals are. What I'm most proud of. A hard decision I had to make. A challenge I've faced. How I keep myself focused, how I deal w/ distractions. An example of when I had to convince ppl of something, or use persuasion,etc. Many other q's...just look sample q's on the internet...they were exactly the same!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I don't think any question was interesting. The interviewers just had a paper with a list of questions to ask me...exactly like sample questions you can get on the internet to practice. Kinda boring..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The behavioral-type of questions were hard for me just because I have a hard time remembering ''a time when...'' or ''a situation when...''. You really have to be prepared for those...and they ask loads of questions like that..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepare for behavioral-type questions...practice other sample interview questions..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty,etc seemed like they really cared about their students. Nice weather, nice city (although small). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Felt the interview was *mechanical*. They didn't have a program for the day. You just had your interview and then a short tour of the facilities. There was not ''informational session'' or anything like that like other schools do... " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Before your interview you stay in a room with the other applicants and there are some first yr students so you can ask them questions,etc. The interview was hour more or less. I felt it would never end. I had one faculty interviewer, one 4th yr student and another guy ( he was an alumni, but I don't know what else he was...). The interviewers were nice and friendly and didn't make me feel uncomfortable. However, the interview felt mechanical. They ask the same list of questions to every applicant and I think they grade you (A,B,C...) on every question. They just had a list of questions to ask me. One question right after the other...a LOT of questions. And b/c they had to ask so many q's I didn;t have time to really expand on my answers. One interviewer asked me about my experiences,etc, the other about ethical q's,etc...the third about behavioral q's. I didnt really like the way they interview applicants. I felt the other interviews I had at other schools that were more *natural*, with no *set* q's were better, and that they interviewers got to know me as a person better. Anyway, just my opinion..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Americas Best Value Inn.

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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