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  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Blacksburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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 a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

6

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 do you want to be a vet and what interests you about lab animal medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"What kind of a role does a veterinarian play on the environment?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Suppose a child was attacked by a pit bull. The child's mother is now advocating BSL in county X, what would you say to her [to get her to change her mind]?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the above question was kind of difficult... Describe a goal that you set for yourself that you had difficulties achieving. (or something along those lines)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read some practice questions, reread my applications, got some tips from vets and family members..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the interviewers were very polite and cordial" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"being at the head of a large table with 4 interviewers seating around you is a kind of intimidating feeling." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was ok, i'm really not sure what to think about how i performed. everyone gets nervous, but I'm really now sure how much I showed it!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/08/2007

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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