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  • University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary School
  • Knoxville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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

"What have you learned about Tennessee that made you put us on your application list?" Report Response

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

"What are some big issues facing large animal medicine and veterinarians today?" Report Response

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

"What is involved in becoming board certified?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who's your favorite racehorse of all time? :) Totally won me on this one!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What's your opinion on horse slaughter?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my VMCAS, 2 prior interviews, read up on current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How genuinely nice everyone was, and how far they went to get to know me. They asked a lot of cool questions related to what I like and enjoyed speaking with students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, I did feel it was a little stressful but nothing too bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewers have no grades, test scores, etc." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone at UTK really wants to get to know you. They asked me a lot about equine medicine, since that's my interest, but really wanted to learn about me. What my interests, opinions, and viewpoints are." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/10/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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