Menu Icon Search
Close Search

Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • North Grafton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

60+ 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)?

"General Questions: Why veterinary medicine and why Tufts? Tell us about your research. How much do you think a small animal vet makes right out of school? (I answered correctly, and then...) Do you think that's too much or too little? What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"Ethics Questions: How do you feel about euthanasia? What is the ethical difference between euthanizing a mouse and euthanizing a dog? Lately wild coyotes have been attacking pets in the area. The locals have taken to just shooting the coyotes. How would you fix this problem in both the long and short terms?" Report Response

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

"Conservation Medicine Questions: What are some of the challenges facing the veterinary medical profession? Where will veterinary medicine be in 20-30 years? What would be necessary to cause a shift in the veterinary medical field towards Conservation Medicine? Another way to go into Conservation Medicine would be to get an MD. Why a DVM?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading the website and about the signature programs" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The wildlife clinic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location was a little further from Boston than I thought." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewers were nice and laid back, but they asked me really difficult questions! Because I had to reschedule my interview due to the weather, they had all the time in the world to grill me. I was really nervous for the first five minutes, but fortunately I had good answers for all of their questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

BOS

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2007

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //