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  • University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Davis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"What have you been doing since you submitted your application last September? (This was the first question asked and pretty much determined the direction of the next half of the interview)" Report Response

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

"What were the most rewarding and most difficult experiences you've had in vet med?" Report Response

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

"Ethical question regarding the euthanasia of a healthy animal." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself ten years from now?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"-Mock interviews -Researched current issues in vet med -Spoke with current students -SDN feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student orientation (two weeks before my interview.) This was a great opportunity to tour the campus, talk to students and faculty, and calm some of those pre-interview jitters." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was predominantly focused on finding out about me, my ambitions, and my experiences. No attempt was made to grill me about my knowledge of veterinary medicine. Overall the interviewers came across as friendly and genuinely interested in what I had to say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Motel 6 - Vacaville

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/07/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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