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  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Blacksburg
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?

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?

6

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Quickly tell us about yourself, and in this summation include something you are proud of and something that you would do over if given the chance." Report Response

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

"What are some times when human doctors would work closely with veterinarians?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if I wanted to euthanize my dog because I couldn't bring him with me when I moved?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your views on animals as property vs. guardianship?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reading avma website, asking vets at work, reread application, JAVMA magazine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I felt that both the hot and cold interview teams really seemed interested in what I had to say." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was what I expected, so I guess nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought everyone was very friendly. Joyce Massie was in the lobby talking with students and seemed genuinely interested in meeting everyone. I thought the whole process was exactly what I thought it would be." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

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?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hawthorn Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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