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  • 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?

5 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?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Tell us about [my senior capstone course]." Report Response

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

"What subfield of veterinary medicine do you want to go into?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about [various hobbies]." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about a passage I had written in one of my essay questions, which impressed me because they had actually read it. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"We ended up talking about sourcing of teaching cadavers, and they asked me about what I thought about Tufts's unique donor program. Make sure you know about it before hand!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading over old interview questions and talking through my answers ahead of time." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was SO friendly and helpful. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The foot of snow on the ground." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The donor program for teaching cadavers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Extremely positive. My interview was more of a chat than a question-answer session. They spent more time asking me about hobbies and passtimes than actual academics, and I felt like this really gave me an opportunity to express myself beyond being a ''prospective vet student''. " 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PVD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn in Westboro

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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