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  • University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Knoxville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Why Tennessee?" Report Response

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

"Why did you get so much of XXX type of experience when you seem to want to do YYY?" Report Response

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

"Something about vets and their role in conservation work. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you apply to Glasgow?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about group decision making at XXXX organization." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website, thought about my significant experiences for behavioral questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and welcoming the faculty and students were, and the construction of the hospital expansion. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How my interviewers didn't really seem like they wanted to be interviewing prospective students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Downtown Knoxville is adjacent to the main campus so it's very reasonable to stay. The Dean does do an information session at 9 when the first tour is supposed to start, so even though there are tours all day it's good to get there in the morning even if you have an afternoon interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of the more nerve-wracking I have had. The questions seemed to address really trivial parts of my application and were at superficial level. The reception room available all day was quite nice - it was great being able to talk to students and faculty all day. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/16/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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