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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why Tufts?" Report Response

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

"Explain a research project I was involved in." Report Response

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

"What can we answer for you? (Every school will ask this!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you get younger students interested in veterinary medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I wasn't asked anything not directly related to something discussed in my application, which made all of the questions easy to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewing my application (most important!) and reading questions online from previous interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was VERY casual and everyone was so nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold weather! We had an outdoor walking tour of the campus and it was 4 degrees outside and windy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Tufts doesn't track AT ALL. This leaves less opportunity for electives as an upperclassman." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was a better experience than I could have ever imagined. The admissions crew made me feel so comfortable and the interviewers were really casual and relaxed. It was much more of a conversation about my application than a question and answer session." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

HPN

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2008

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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