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  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What do you do to relieve stress/ in your free time?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell about an instance when you encountered a case involving animal abuse and/or euthanasia. How did you morally feel about the actions that were taken?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your LEAST favorite thing about veterinary medical clinical work?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes you unique that you could bring to the school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over past interview questions, practiced my answers to them, researched the program on Penn's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital (and case-load) is amazing, optional business classes, research programs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that you were being evaluated the whole day, by admissions officers, and students who could all speak on your behalf." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How stressful the interview day would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of the interviewers was very nice, positive, and friendly. The other seemed cold and confrontational. This left me with an overall negative feeling about my interview. I don't think this was the norm, however. Most people said their interviewers were rather pleasant. I also wish I was one of the earlier interviews rather than the later ones...I probably would have been a lot less nervous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/12/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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