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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself and how you came to be sitting in that chair today." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"What do you bring to the table in terms of diversity?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who played the Supreme Being in Time Bandits? (This related to my application, lol)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a typical day for you, 5 years after completing your VMD. (I know where I want my career to be in 10 years, but I hadn't really thought about what a 24 hour period would be like!!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied interview questions, talked to Penn students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the enthusiasm and diversity of the student body, how proud everyone is of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The split campus, the traffic." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That because the current students have a say in the process, you are technically being interviewed for 3 hours straight." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Opening remarks from the Dean of Admissions, 90 minute tour of Hill, Rosenthal and Ryan, lunch, chatting with students/interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/29/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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