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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"How did you decide to make the switch from a completely unrelated major to veterinary medicine?" Report Response

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

"More in-depth discussion on laboratory experience" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you talked to many large animal veterinarians about their economic situation? What are your thoughts? (Interest provided was equine)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Coming up with questions to ask them - everyone was so friendly that I had all my questions answered before I walked into the interview!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through school's material, reviewed application, talked with current students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There were quite a few students mingling throughout the day - and it was really nice to be able to talk to them before going into the interview. Everyone was so friendly and it seemed like they really want you there and want to make the experience as comfortable as possible. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing to do with the school at all - but getting stranded in Boston for the weekend wasn't the most convenient thing ever. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be that laid-back! I could have spent more energy on my finals, and not as much worrying about the 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?

8 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Logan

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/19/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

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